6 episodes

About the Show:
Join Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews from the Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Care in Aging as they interview cutting-edge scientists, policy experts, entrepreneurs, and advocates about aging across the lifespan and health inequities with aging.

If you have guest suggestions, reach out to us at agingcenter@jhu.edu or on Twitter @agingcenter.

Learn More: https://nursing.jhu.edu/agingfastandslow

Aging Fast and Slow Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

About the Show:
Join Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews from the Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Care in Aging as they interview cutting-edge scientists, policy experts, entrepreneurs, and advocates about aging across the lifespan and health inequities with aging.

If you have guest suggestions, reach out to us at agingcenter@jhu.edu or on Twitter @agingcenter.

Learn More: https://nursing.jhu.edu/agingfastandslow

    Trust: The Anchor of Health Equity

    Trust: The Anchor of Health Equity

    Wrapping up Season 1, Dr. Lisa Cooper stresses the importance of trust as a key ingredient for the patient-physician relationship, community engagement, and crisis response.
    Podcast References:

    Race, Gender, and Partnership in the Patient-Physician Relationship
    Unmasking and Addressing COVID-19’s Toll on Diverse Populations
    A Game Plan to Help the Most Vulnerable
    COVID-19 and Health Equity – A New Kind of “Herd Immunity”
    Twitter: @LisaCooperMD, @JHhealthequity, @JHUrbanHealth

    Continue the Conversation:

    Twitter: @agingcenter
    Email: agingcenter@jhu.edu

    Episode 5 Transcript

    • 15 min
    It Takes a Village: Aging2.0

    It Takes a Village: Aging2.0

    Episode 4 of Aging Fast & Slow highlights how business collaborations drive systems change to achieve social impact. Guest Stephen Johnston describes how Aging2.0 accelerates innovation through its global community and collective intelligence platform to improve the lives of older adults.
    Podcast References:

    Aging2.0
    Connect with your local Aging2.0 Chapter
    The Collective
    Aging2.0’s COVID-19 Request for Critical Topics and Innovations
    Twitter: @sdbj, @Aging20, @TheA2Collective

    Continue the Conversation:

    Twitter: @agingcenter
    Email: agingcenter@jhu.edu

    Aging Fast & Slow Episode 4 Transcript

     

    • 17 min
    Kidney Health Equity: We’re All Invested

    Kidney Health Equity: We’re All Invested

    Even amid the COVID-19 outbreak, chronic conditions don't take a break. In honor of National Kidney Month, we talk to Aging Fast & Slow’s own Dr. Deidra Crews, a nephrologist at Johns Hopkins. She tells us how kidney health inequities impact us all and how common they are. Dr. Crews also helps us understand what epidemiology and intervention research are, how they differ, and how she uses both in her work.
    Podcast References:

    5 Plus Nuts & Beans for Kidneys Study
    Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
    Twitter: @DrDeidraCrews

    Continue the Conversation:

    Twitter: @agingcenter
    Email: agingcenter@jhu.edu

    Episode 3 Transcript

    • 18 min
    No Longer Seeing Double

    No Longer Seeing Double

    Summary:
    Dr. Keith Whitfield, an expert in aging among African Americans and the Provost at Wayne State University, joins hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews for the second episode of Aging Fast & Slow. Together they discuss the impact of desegregation on cognition by looking at stress and longevity within and among African American families.
    Podcast References:

    Publications

    Education in Time: Cohort Differences in Educational Attainment in African-American Twins
    Education Desegregation and Cognitive Change in African American Older Adults


    Book recommendations

    Handbook of Minority Aging by Keith Whitfield and Tamara Baker



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    Twitter:@agingcenter
    Email: agingcenter@jhu.edu

    Episode 2 Transcript

    • 18 min
    Social Genomics and Social Justice

    Social Genomics and Social Justice

    Episode Summary:

    Hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews kick off Aging Fast & Slow with guest Dr. Elissa Epel, professor of psychiatry at UCSF. Dr. Epel’s research seeks to understand the root of health disparities, and the role of chronic stress within aging. Together they unpack her recent work which reveals how the impact of systemic oppression is transmitted intergenerationally.




    Podcast References:

    Sign up: UCSF’s Aging, Metabolism, & Emotional Research newsletter
    Publications:

    Accelerated telomere shortening in response to life stress
    Racial discrimination and telomere shortening among African Americans: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Can Childhood Adversity Affect Telomeres of the Next Generation? Possible Mechanisms, Implications, and Next-Generation Research
    More than a feeling: A unified view of stress measurement for population science.




    Continue the Conversation:

    Twitter: @agingcenter
    agingcenter@jhu.edu

    AgingFast & Slow Episode 1 Transcript

    • 15 min
    Welcome to Aging Fast & Slow

    Welcome to Aging Fast & Slow

    Some people age faster than others, but why? Our podcast hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton, a nurse practitioner with a research degree, and Dr. Deidra Crews, a nephrologist, will seek to answer this question. They will talk to scientists, policy experts, and innovators to better understand aging across the life course, and also differences in aging - due to societal structures, community factors, and even our own cells.

    Learn More: https://nursing.jhu.edu/agingfastandslow

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Niecey Lynn ,

Excellent Information

An outstanding podcast tha really highlights important age related issues.

A.W.gezunt ,

Informative & scientific, explained well, with an eye on social justice

Very interesting podcast! Science is well explained for anyone within the field or out! And the eye on social justice is both informative and fascinating. Makes you wanna get involved somehow someway! 😊 Definitely recommend!

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