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Healthy Aging Podcasts

Actions States and Communities Can Take to Address Cognitive Health
This podcast highlights the important roles that states and communities can play in addressing cognitive health as part of overall health.

Emergency Preparedness Concerns for Older Adults
This podcast discusses the special concerns many older adults face during a disaster.

Memory Maintenance
This podcast discusses the difficulties associated with self-reported confusion or memory loss among adults aged >60 years – United States, 21 States, 2011.

Confused Memories
In this podcast CDC researcher Angela Deokar talks about survey data from 21 states showing that about 1 in 8 people age 60 and older report some amount of confusion or memory loss.

Health Literacy in Older Adults
In this podcast, Dr. Lynda Anderson, Director of CDC’s Healthy Aging Program, discusses the importance of improving health literacy among older adults.

There's a Vaccine for Shingles?!
This podcast answers a listener's question about the vaccine for shingles.