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Happy Bones, Happy Life

Jan 7, 2020

Meredith Oppenheim has been a vitality visionary for three decades. She earned a US Congressional Award for her great commitment to improving the quality and length of life of older Americans.

Meredith is a Harvard MBA who spent 20 years as an executive in the senior housing industry. She’s launched a new venture, The Vitality Society, which is dedicated to helping people in their 60s and better achieve vitality in the context of community.

In this episode, Meredith discusses how to live a longer and happier life by expanding your social circles. Discover ways to live the life you dreamt of for decades and boost your vitality. Listen to this inspiring, thought-provoking conversation, to reach a vitality pathway to positivity, purpose, and pleasure.


Time Stamps:

  • 00:48 – Who is Meredith Oppenheim
  • 02:38 – The impact of socialization on a person’s health
  • 04:28 – Causes of shrinking social circle
  • 09:30 – The sense of belonging
  • 10:40 – The avenues that combat social isolation
  • 14:14 – Meredith’s Vitality Program
  • 15:32 – “There is no medicine that’s better than having a purpose” –Meredith Oppenheim
  • 20:26 – Establishing connection through vitality assessment
  • 23:50 – The period of time to embrace socialization
  • 26:06 – Meredith shares her 8 platforms which maximize certain areas of life
  • 33:10 – “It’s never too early to live this way” – Meredith Oppenheim
  • 34:29 – The realization to expand social circle

DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.