Berlusconi, the geriatrician: “Successful aging”

“Performance above the average for his age, 86 years”

“Surely the activism of President Berlusconi could be framed in the context of successful aging. His activism, clearly visible these days, shows performances above the average of his age, 86 years, so it is unique. levels means having a genetics that helps, but that can reach up to 35%, then it is necessary to heal the body and the intellect as always. With a healthy diet and adequate physical activity, combined with stimuli from the outside that the president Berlusconi come from the work he has done and continues to do “. Thus at Adnkronos Salute the geriatrician Nicola Ferrara, professor of internal medicine at the Federico II University of Naples and former president of the Italian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology, commenting on the media exploit of the new senator and founder of Forza Italia Silvio Berlusconi.

According to the geriatrician, “in this rebirth of Berlusconi, the new emotional life alongside a young partner also plays a role. So – Ferrara observes – if we want to recover a positive teaching on how to get over 85, the indication is to prepare for old age, or trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle and intense psycho-physical activity “.