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Crosscurrents

Dr. Louise Aronson Wants Us To Redefine Aging

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Anna Kuperberg
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Dr. Louise Aronson, author of "Elderhood"

Dr. Louise Aronson is a bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist for the book "Elderhood." Through her own stories of being a geriatrician she shares why the healthcare system needs to improve in treating older adults and why we should embrace aging.

Elderhood is a phase of life just like childhood and adulthood.

Watch the full interview with Dr. Aronson from the Bay Area Book Festival’s Unbound series below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_jl8F8DRMI&feature=emb_title

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Jeneé Darden is an award-winning journalist, author, public speaker and proud Oakland native. She hosts the weekly arts segment Sights & Sounds and covers East Oakland for KALW. Jenee has reported for NPR, Marketplace, KQED, KPCC, The Los Angeles Times, Ebony magazine, Refinery29 and other outlets. In 2005, she reported on the London transit bombings for Time magazine. Prior to coming to KALW, she hosted the podcast Mental Health and Wellness Radio.