Mannish Mehta, MD
Institute for Vascular Health & Disease
Yuchi Young, PhD
University at Albany, School of Public Health
This program will address public health issues affecting older citizens, particularly vascular disease and hip injuries. Dr. Mehta will discuss the signs and symptoms of vascular disease, its associated risk factors and treatment options. Dr. Young will focus on hip injuries, discussing the association between successful aging, disability trends and long-term care needs. The program will offer tips on maintaining health and improving the environment that may contribute to more successful aging.
Satellite broadcast originally aired June 15, 2006