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Ep.75 – A Gerontologist’s Advice on Aging

“Loneliness is as bad as any disease that I see in my practice.” 

Dr. Mark Lachs, a renowned gerontologist, unveils the secrets to aging with grace. Discover how to smartly navigate the healthcare system and make informed choices for a healthier, happier older age.

Navigating the later stages of life can be as complex as it is essential. Where does one begin when planning for the golden years? It’s not just about finding the right care; it’s about understanding the nuances of aging and the healthcare system.

On today’s episode, Dr. Mark Lachs, a leading gerontologist and author of the book, “What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Getting Older”, joins us to delve deep into the realm of geriatric care, emphasizing the vital role geriatricians play in focusing on functionality and overall well-being in older adults. Dr. Lachs highlights empowering aging strategies, stressing the importance of proactive steps such as socialization, physical activity, and having a sense of purpose for maintaining health in the later years.

Additionally, Dr. Lachs adeptly wades through the intricacies of the healthcare system, offering invaluable advice on how to be an informed and active participant in one’s health journey, thus equipping listeners with the knowledge and tools needed for a more empowered approach to aging.

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