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This edition: Science and Aging

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 23, 2012.

First aired: October 23, 2012.

Tinabeth Pina explores how advances in science and medicine are contributing to all of us living longer lives.

Lisa Beth Kovetz investigates stem cell medicine and its cutting edge breakthroughs in helping to cure disease and slow down aging.

Marlene Peralta has the latest on the scientific advances in treating Parkinson’s disease.

Carol Anne Riddell explains why exercise is one of the most effective things we can do for healthy aging.

Ernabel Demillo looks at aging pets - and how we can help them through the process and learn something about our own aging.

For More Information:

STEM CELL RESEARCH (Lisa Beth Kovetz)
www.us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9781594630781,00.html
www.amazon.com/The-Stem-Cell-Hope-Medicine/dp/159463078X

PARKINSON’S DISEASE (Marlene Peralta)
www.pdf.org/
www.brooklynparkinsongroup.org/

EXERCISE
workout911.com
www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/growingstronger/why
www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/strategies/meAndFamily.html

AGING DOGS
www.hopevet.com
www.humanesocietyny.org

CAREGIVER INFORMATION
www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/?cmp=RDRCT-CRGNG_APR12_012
www.nyc.gov/html/dfta

Guest List

Dr. Jessica Fagle Hope Veterinary Clinic, Brooklyn

Beth Finkel Senior Manager, AARP

Leonore Gordon Suffers from Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Claire Henchcliffe Director of Parkinson’s Institute at Weill Cornell Medical Center

Lawrence Honig, MD, PhD Professor of Clinical Neurology , Columbia University Medical Center

Ann-Marie Karesh Ann-Marie Karesh

Bel Kaufman centenarian

Ph.D. Susan MacNeil Psychotherapist

Ernst Michel octogenarian

Alice Park Author of The Stem Cell Hope

Nancy Prince NYC Parks Department

Brad Schoenfeld Lehman College

Dr. David Spierer Long Island University Brooklyn

Carol Sullivan Schulte Suffers from Parkinson’s Disease

Shinya Yamanaka Scientist, Kyoto University, Japan