Surviving & Thriving is a program filled with hope, inspiration and possibility. A program with real stories about real people who refused to give in when confronted with the kinds of challenges that nearly every family faces. From cancer to cardiac disease; the loss of a spouse to the loss of a job, Surviving & Thriving is about standing up and fighting for all that life has to offer and in some cases for life itself. These battles are rarely fought alone. We all need inspiration from the examples of others who have not only survived but thrived in the aftermath of hardship. Surviving & Thriving provides those examples. Click here to learn more!
Nominated for Emmy Awards in its first three season, Surviving & Thriving is produced by Growing Bolder and hosted by Wendy Chioji, with reports from Marc Middleton, Bill Shafer and Secily Wilson.
Steve Stover is grateful to be alive and he thinks his life was saved, in part, by rock and roll. Find out how he survived one of the most horrific concert accidents of all time and learned to live again, overcoming incredible obstacles.
Judson and Barbara Stryker thought they’d been through it all after 54 years of marriage. They never expected they’d both suffer from the same, unusual neurological condition that frequently is misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Kimberly Ward lived with a hole in her heart for 40 years, never realizing it was there until it was almost too late. Find out the surprising way she discovered the issue and what she wants you to know about heart health.
The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has nominated Growing Bolder for two EMMY® Awards, honoring the company’s first documentary Conquering Kilimanjaro, as well as its special series Surviving & Thriving®.
An alarming number of men are being diagnosed with a symptomless cancer, and you’ll never believe what it’s been liked to: sex. Find out what you need to know about preventing, diagnosing and treating this cancer.
In this episode of “Surviving & Thriving,” Jane Pauley reveals how she picked up the pieces when she thought her lifelong career was over. Plus, meet a man who survived three massive heart attacks — in one day!
Surviving & Thriving host Wendy Chioji is in the midst of a battle against a recurrence of thymic carcinoma. She’s just enrolled in a new cutting-edge clinical trial and she’s sharing an update on how it’s affecting her health and her passions for fitness and travel. It’s an inspirational message of hope and a testament to the power of hope.