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The Nocturnists


We are The Nocturnists, a San Francisco-based independent medical storytelling community. Since 2016, we’ve produced over a dozen live storytelling shows in the Bay Area and New York City, three seasons of our podcast, and two special audio diary series: "Stories from a Pandemic" and "Black Voices in Healthcare."

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Oct 30, 2019

In this live podcast taping, Emily speaks with UCSF geriatrician and author Louise Aronson about her New York Times best-selling book, Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life. Louise opens the episode with a reading from her book. Emily follows with questions about the inspiration behind Elderhood, biases in medicine that impact geriatric care, and ways to reframe our perspectives on aging.

This episode was recorded at The Betabrand Store in San Francisco and produced by our new podcast producer Liza Veale.

Follow Louise on Twitter @louisearonson.

Original theme music by Yosef Munro.

Other music comes from Blue Dot Sessions. 

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