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Centenarians are the fastest growing age group

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Aired 4/19/09


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.

Guests:

  • 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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