Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell and co-host Jill Enders are joined by Dr. Nir Barzilai, author, aging expert, founder of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Scientific Director of the American Federation for Aging. They discuss what steps seniors can take to protect themselves from exposure to COVID-19, while combating aging.
Dr. Barzilai details a drug that may target characteristics of aging. He talks about his research projects regarding longevity genes and identifies other drugs that may assist in boosting the immune system.
Dr. Barzilai gives his thoughts on Vitamins D and C, and advocates the importance for seniors to exercise. He also talks about his experiences with intermittent fasting.
He also offers his educated guess regarding timelines on many of these promising medications that target aging and improve the immune system.
Make sure to check out Dr. Barzilai’s book, “Age Later: Health Span, Life Span, and the New Science of Longevity”.