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Friday, July 1, 2016
NetWellness and ideastream are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. ideastream is a non-profit public broadcasting organization including WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV and other educational and public service media. MiddleAging is part of ideastream’s ongoing multiple-media coverage on important health issues presented in collaboration with The Plain Dealer and NetWellness. Through this partnership, you will be able to explore ideastream’s programs as NetWellness puts in-depth information at your fingertips.
As baby boomers age, so do their bones, muscles, and joints creating lots of aches and pains. Almost three-quarters of doctor visits for lower back pain are made by young and middle-aged adults. And boomers are now undergoing a record-number of knee and hip replacements. This show examines the biology and pathology of middle-age on the musculoskeletal system highlighting how and why so many baby boomers are taking normal wear and tear to new limits.
Acting & Aging
Dancer/Choreographer David Shimotakahara spent 16 years as a principal dancer with Ohio Ballet before launching GroundWorks Dancetheater in 1998. Now well into his "middle years" how has this gifted dancer/choreographer adapted to the inevitable aches, pains and physical limitations that come with aging? How has the natural aging process influenced his art, his teaching, his choreography and his creative expression?
Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen
Dick Feagler and Dr. Michael Roizen - Chief Wellness officer at the Cleveland Clinic - will discuss how to improve the odds of aging well, and other questions regarding the aging process.
Last Reviewed: Feb 25, 2014