Episode 4: Aging for Mortals

In this episode: What if we started from the knowledge that, no matter what, we will die? And that if we're lucky, we'll grow old first? How would that change how we live? How would that change our politics? 

Featuring Albert Banerjee (NBHRF Chair in Community Health and Aging and Assistant Professor of Gerontology, St. Thomas University) talking with host Sally Chivers about:

  • what death certificates reveal and hide
  • how death fear fuels age panic
  • mortality vs dying
  • living and learning in the Himalayas
  • yoga and the paradox of limitations
  • the dangers and benefits of mindfulness