Geriatrics Newsletter


March 29 2015 Geriatrics Newsletter

Older is Better:
G. Stanley Hall(1844-1927) founder of the American Journal of Psychology and noted educator published Life and Confessions of a Psychologist at age 79.

Who Said It:
“When you’ve got the personality, you don’t need the nudity.” Mae West shared this while still acting in her mid-eighties.

FYI Bookmark:
Go to the Center for Disease Control website - Healthy Living - Life Stages - Older Adults and Seniors, for a wealth of information on a variety of aging topics:

Repeat After Me:
This is my time, and I choose to prosper and enjoy it.


“Has your diet changed?” I asked an 87-year-old woman I was admitting into the hospital.

“Yes,” she said. “For Lent, I gave 
up whipped cream on my Jell-O, hard candy, and my two beers a night. [Pause] And look where it’s gotten me.”

*From Readers Digest online

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All Best Wishes and a delightful spring from your new geriatrics editor,
Pat Villani, MPA, PhD

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