Marc E. Agronin, M.D. is a nationally-known expert on aging and mental health issues in late life. His belief that aging is a dynamic force for the growth and development of unique strengths is presented in his new book The End of Old Age: Living a Longer, More Purposeful Life as well as in his acclaimed book How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old. Dr. Agronin is a geriatric psychiatrist at Miami Jewish Health where he runs a memory and research center. He is the creative force behind the first dementia village in the United States and its empathy-based care model being developed in Miami. He writes and blogs regularly for the Experts Panel on health and retirement issues for The Wall Street Journal. Visit him online at www.marcagronin.com.
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The Secret to Aging Well, According to a Geriatric Psychiatrist
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