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Healthy Aging

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Healthy Aging

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Healthy Aging

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As baby boomers approach their "golden years," the science of aging has been picking up speed. From Alzheimer's disease to end-of-life care, host Ira Flatow and guess discuss the problems of a graying population and what scientists are doing to try and solve them.

Guests:

Christine Cassel, MD
*Co-Editor (with George A. Vallasi) of The Practical Guide to Aging, (New York University Press, 1999)
*Dean, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Jeffrey Kaye, MD
*Director of Geriatric Neurology, Portland Veterans' Administration Hospital, Oregon
*Director, Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Elizabeth A. Kutza
*Director, Institute on Aging, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon