An Aging America

This past weekend PBS aired a one-hour documentary on America’s shifting demographics and the implications of our aging society. Coming of Age in Aging America delves into challenges Americans will face as we live longer and our older population increases. We live in uncharted seas, the first time in history that significant numbers of Americans Read more about An Aging America[…]

Dr. Gwen Bergen of the CDC on how older adults can remain mobile and be safer drivers

Dr. Gwen Bergen’s personal experiences are what led to her interest in public health. She grew up whitewater kayaking and canoeing and had some friends who were hurt and another who drowned as a result of these activities. What she realized, consequently, is that many fatal and nonfatal injuries are preventable. She earned her master’s Read more about Dr. Gwen Bergen of the CDC on how older adults can remain mobile and be safer drivers[…]