The number of people aged 65 and older will nearly double by 2050, according to the Pew Research Center. Yet there aren't nearly enough geriatric medical specialists to tackle this aging population. We'll address key topics in healthy aging, such as choosing the right physician, avoiding loneliness and navigating overmedication.
Avoiding Common Health Care Mistakes as You Age
Mehrdad Ayati, clinical assistant professor of medicine at Stanford University Medical Center and co-author of "Paths to Healthy Aging"
Anna Chodos, assistant professor of medicine, division of geriatrics at UCSF
Karyn Skultety, vice president for health services at the Institute on Aging