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Building Community for Healthy Aging

8 Secrets for Vibrant Aging

Diet, exercise, and mental well-being are all important factors in staying healthy as we age, but relationships keep us feeling engaged and vibrant. When we feel connected to each other, Dr. Carrie Demers tells us, research shows we live longer and fuller lives. Learn how to decrease the stress that causes chronic health problems, and how community and spiritual practices can nurture us in an increasingly disconnected time.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 5 mins

About the Teacher

Carrie Demers, MD

Board-certified in both internal medicine and integrative medicine, Carrie Demers, MD, is a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been the medical director of the Himalayan Institute PureRejuv Wellness Center (formerly Total Health Center) for the last 20 years. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Demers has been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers, and lectures nationally on holistic health and ayurveda. She is a frequent contributor to yogainternational.com and the Himalayan Institute online Wisdom Library.

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