Skip to Main Content


How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2011 - Spring


by Marc E. Agronin, M.D. ’91 (Da Capo Press) The author, a specialist in geriatric psychiatry, recounts his experiences counseling the residents of the Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, and describes how his work has transformed his view of aging. This book illustrates that aging is more than an inevitable decline—that old age can also be a period of vitality, wisdom, and creativity.