Dr. Antonia Novello is the first woman and first Hispanic to serve as U.S. Surgeon General. In a thought-provoking conversation with Growing Bolder, she reveals how she felt the weight and pride of 59 million minorities on her shoulders after her appointment. Plus, she looks ahead to the coming age wave and explains the important steps our leaders and society must take to prepare for it.
Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona’s road to success was anything but easy. He was born to a poor immigrant family in New York City, where he experienced homelessness, hunger and health issues, only to rise to unimaginable heights of success. Today, he’s an in-demand thought leader who speaks passionately about the changes this nation needs to make in order to better care for our seniors.
She was one of the controversial Surgeon Generals in U.S. history and at 86 years old, former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders is still speaking her mind. She weighs in on how we, as a nation, take care of our seniors and reveals what she wishes all young people knew about aging.
Tony de Leede is one of the world’s most successful wellness entrepreneurs. In the latest episode of GB One-on-One, he describes how his fitness goals have evolved as he’s aged and how he’s sharing that knowledge with others.
In Growing Bolder One-on-One with Active Aging Thought Leaders, our new series dedicated to the status of aging, GB sits down with some of the world’s top experts for in-depth conversations. In this episode, we talk with Colin Milner, the CEO of the International Council on Active Aging.