We're living longer than ever and staying engaged into our 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s—but how is our health care keeping up? In this week’s episode, new co-host Dr. Kenny Poole chats with three experts from across the industry about the challenges and changes in providing care to our growing senior population, plus how to make sure we’re reaching all older adults so they can live their healthiest life at any age.
01:30 Interview with Dr. Charlotte Yeh | Dr. Yeh, Chief Medical Officer at the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), provides an overview of the general health of older U.S. Americans and the discrimination seniors face due to ageism.
12:00 Interview with Miriam Sznycer-Taub | Miriam draws on her experience as the Director of Aging Populations Research at Advisory Board to share what the data tells us about our health and care as we age.
24:40 Interview with Dr. Amy Nguyen Howell | To wrap up the episode, Dr. Nguyen Howell discusses what care providers and organizations can do to better support the health of our senior population.
Senior care resources from Optum
Q&A: AARP’s Dr. Charlotte Yeh on Seniors and Technology
Caring for an Aging Population: Past, Present, and Future
HLTH Webinar: Caring for Older Women in an Aging Population
Dr. Charlotte Yeh, Chief Medical Officer at AARP
Miriam Sznycer-Taub, Director of Aging Populations Research at Advisory Board
Dr. Amy Nguyen Howell, Chief of the Office for Provider Advancement at Optum
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