Seniors: 3 Ways to Live Longer

Medical experts say there are three things senior citizens can do to help them live longer and healthier lives. Seniors should know their medicines, keep up-to-date with their vaccines - and exercise. OnQ talks with a local geriatrician and an orthopaedic surgeon about what older people can do to stay physically fit as they age.

Seniors: 3 Ways to Live Longer aired on May 08, 2009.


View more from WQED

Series: OnQ

OnQ gives viewers the opportunity to see a plant that blooms only once in its life cycle at Phipps Conservatory. The agave americana is also known as a century plant. Its spectacular single stalk is literally growing through the roof at an average of 6 to 12 inches per day!


OnQ takes you to the Warhol Museum where the "FORCE" is still with us. It's an out-of-this-world exhibit of 100 Darth Vader helmets, re-interpreted by today's pop surreal artists.


The OnQ interns explore The Weekend Factory at the Andy Warhol Musuem. The Weekend Factory is a lively studio program where museum visitors of all ages can investigate ideas about art and culture through dialogue, hands on experimentation and fun!


They're a part of America's greatest generation -- the men and women who served in World War II. After more than 60 years, plans are underway to build a WW II memorial to honor local veterans. OnQ's Tonia Caruso looks at one of the unique fund raising efforts underway -- a World War II calendar featuring local soldiers.


Pages