Does your dad watch a lot of TV because he doesn’t have much else to do? There are many podcasts that may remind him of the old days and radio shows. Here are six podcasts that will remind your dad of the old days.
This modern crime podcast takes a look at cases where the killer didn’t get away. Each episode is about half an hour long and details everything from the crime to the arrest. The podcast is available on popular services like Apple and Spotify.
Down These Mean Streets
In Down These Mean Streets some big names fill the roles of some of history’s greatest detectives. Join Sam Spade, Joe Friday, Philip Marlow, Simon Templar, and others in these radio detective shows from the past.
Old Time Radio Westerns
Your dad is likely to remember some of the Westerns that are shared on Old Time Radio Westerns. Listen to episodes of “Gunsmoke” that date back to the 1950s. The Cisco Kid, Lone Ranger, and Tales of the Texas Rangers are other radio shows you’ll experience with this podcast.
Relic Radio Sci-Fi
If your dad is a sci-fi fan, he’ll want to listen to the podcasts on Relic Radio. Radio shows go back to the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Offerings include stories like “The Green Plague” by The Mysterious Traveler or CBS Radio Mystery Theater episodes like “Harry’s Taxi and the T Machine.”
Stars on Suspense
The Stars on Suspense podcasts feature big names in Hollywood starring in different radio shows. Your dad could listen to Alan Hale of Gilligan’s Island playing a con man or Lloyd Bridges dealing with murders in the oddest of places.
Theater of Thrills
If your dad enjoys suspense and thrillers, he’ll love the podcasts at Theater of Thrills. There are half-hour segments of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to fill his time or single stories like Murders in the Rue Morgue.
Many of these shows are free to stream on services like Spotify, iTunes, or Stitcher. You can load his favorite podcasts on his phone, computer, tablet, or smart speaker.
Make sure your dad has the support he needs to age at home safely and happily. With elderly care services, he has the help he needs with daily tasks like dressing, showering, and grooming. When he’s ready to start his day, caregivers can cook breakfast, help him with housework, or keep him company. Call an elderly care agency to learn more.