SPOTLIGHT: Simulating old age--and understanding its challenges

How does it feel to be 85 years old? That's a question very few 30- and 40-something healthcare workers could answer. Still, it's something they should know, given that 5.3 million Americans have joined this age group. In the Xtreme Aging program, however, they're helped to know--physically, as well as emotionally--just how hard it is to navigate the world when you're saddled with the frailties old age brings. Article