Introduction and Overview

Taking Back the Years
S1:Ep122 mins2013

Ageing is inevitable for all of us, but the boomer generation strives to find ways to stay active and healthy for as long as possible. The routes to attain this goal vary from the more holistic Eastern approaches to more scientific Western regimes and medical intervention.

The ancient practice of Ayurveda boasts a 4,000-year-old record that can achieve additional years of life, while in the West not only do diets and exercise feature predominantly, scientists such is Dr. Aubrey de Gray believe new scientific discoveries will soon render old age a thing of the past. We meet two 64-year-olds who will be pursuing longevity within their own cultures – Rajendra Patel from India and Hilary Pryor from Canada.

Video Language: English