Centenarians are the fastest growing age group
Tuesday, May 9, 2006
Orriginally Aired: October 12, 2005
What is it like to be 100 years old? There are about 70,000 centenarians living in the United States - and California is home to most of the centenarians living in the country. Tom Fudge speaks with two specialists in gerontology and geriatrics about why people are living longer lives.
- Dr. Mario Garrett , professor and chair of the Gerontology Department at San Diego State.
- Daniel Sewell , associate clinical professor at UC San Diego. He is the director of the Geriatric Psychiatric Fellowship Program. He's also the medical director of the Senior Behavioral Health Program at UCSD.
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