Life (Part 2)

Mechanics Of Aging

Season 2, Episode 13 of 20

Meet a professor whose students build "empathy suits" that give students new insights into how it feels to be older. Then, physician/author Dennis McCullough, psychology professor John Cacioppo (Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connections) and professor of orthopedic medicine Thomas Shives of the Mayo Clinic explain the changes that baby boomers can expect in their bodies - and how to cope. Then, Martha Stewart details her campaign to improve geriatric care in America. And New Yorker contributor and comedy writer Patricia Marx explains the stages of life - with the help of a bowl of fruit.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
12/26/2009
11:30 a.m.
12/27/2009
11:30 a.m.
1/24/2010
11:30 p.m.
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