This Saturday's guest on KTTH

On this Saturday’s Radio Show, Rajiv’s guest will be Dr. Marty Levine. Dr.  Levine is a family physician and geriatrician who works for Iora Primary Care in Shoreline.  Dr. Levine has been a practicing physician in Seattle for 17 years, focusing on primary care and care for older adults with chronic problems.  He has been…

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Satisfaction in married life begins with the wife

You’ve heard that expression “when Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy?”   Jeff Foxworthy made the expression a household phrase but it turns out it’s not just funny… it’s true.  Researchers found that in relationships amongst older married couples, the wife’s satisfaction with the marriage directly reflected in the husband’s satisfaction but the relationship doesn’t work…

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Milken Institute unveils national campaign asking mayors to improve lives of older Americans

Press Release: LOS ANGELES – The Milken Institute today began contacting mayors across America, asking that they commit to improve the lives of older people in their cities by signing the Best Cities for Successful Aging Mayor’s Pledge. The pledge, part of the Institute’s Best Cities for Successful Aging initiative, comes from the initiative’s advisory…

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Two scientists receive award for Parkinson's work on deep brain stimulation

William’s suicide thrust Parkinson’s disease onto the world stage recently.   The progressive neurological disorder affects about 60,000 Americans each year.  Well-known people like Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali and Janet Reno join the million or so Americans who struggle with symptoms such as tremors, vocal spasms and perhaps one of its most overlooked symptom—depression.  This…

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