Senior fitness expert
Take the first step towards a healthier you!
We have all heard the phrase “Exercise is Medicine.” Fitness for 50 Expert Dr. Sheldon Zinberg shares his tips on how seniors can stay healthy and fit to help prolong independence, increase Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), and improve the quality of life.
Dr. Sheldon S. Zinberg established one of the largest and most successful Internal Medicine consultation groups in California. He is also the founder of Nifty after Fifty, the Most Effective Centers for Wellness and Lasting Independence in the country.
Currently, Dr. Zinberg lectures and participates in numerous media interviews, both on TV and in the written media.
- Prescribed Fitness Exercise Programs For Chronic Diseases
- Strength Exercises Reduce Falls in Seniors
Sheldon S. Zinberg, M.D. received a B.A. from Seton Hall University where he matriculated by way of scholarship. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Cooper Alloy scholarship for academic achievement and used this to attend the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy, where he graduated with honors.
- Cooper Alloy Scholarship For Academic Achievement
- Best Selling Author of the Books “Nifty After Fifty” and “Win In The Second Half
- Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna SOM Class of 1962
Sheldon S. Zinberg, M.D.
About Dr. Sheldon Zinberg
Sheldon S. Zinberg, M.D. received a B.A. from Seton Hall University where he matriculated by way of scholarship. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Cooper Alloy scholarship for academic achievement and used this to attend the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy, where he graduated with honors. He received his M.D. degree from the University of California Irvine, College of Medicine in 1962. After interning at Metropolitan Hospital in Philadelphia, he completed a three-year residency in Internal Medicine followed by a three year Research Fellowship in Clinical Gastroenterology at Los Angeles County Hospital.
While enjoying the private practice of medicine for 35 years, Dr. Zinberg served as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at two universities: The University of California at Irvine, College of Medicine and at the COMP division of The Western University of Health Sciences. During his academic career, Dr. Zinberg has been the recipient of many awards and honors and has co-authored textbook chapters and numerous scientific papers. He has been the President of several prestigious organizations and presently lectures and participates in numerous media interviews, both on TV and in the written media.
Dr. Zinberg established one of the largest and most successful Internal Medicine consultation groups in California; and then in 1993, he founded CareMore Medical Group. As the Chairman, he led CareMore in developing numerous innovative programs that dramatically improved the delivery of healthcare services for almost 100,000 members including 20,000 seniors. At CareMore, he promoted and developed an Employee Stock Ownership Plan for CareMore employees; and, shortly thereafter, he successfully negotiated the sale of CareMore Medical Enterprises to Crystal Cove Partners and J. P. Morgan Partners, LLC.
As the founder of Nifty after Fifty (The Most Effective Centers for Wellness and Lasting Independence), Dr. Zinberg has continued to publish his views on improving delivery systems for the healthcare industry. In 2003 he authored a book on better aging and fitness called “Win In the Second Half” (Saddleback Publishing, Inc.). His second book, “Nifty after Fifty” (Saddleback Publishing) was released in May 2008.
A Guide to BETTER Aging and Fitness for Men and Women
by Sheldon S. Zinberg, M.D.
Dr. Sheldon S. Zinberg wrote this book called “Win In the Second Half” (Saddleback Publishing, Inc.). This book is about better aging and fitness and will acquaint you with the many splendors that loom on your aging horizon; and even more importantly, it will help you deal with some of the problems that are hitched to the same wagon.
Every one of us will get old or die young. However, when accurately counted, we find that neither the term “old” nor “age” is a four-letter word. New discoveries have made for a much greater understanding of the so-called aging process. Our better appreciation of this process makes the information in this book of enormous importance, both to you as an individual and to our society in general.
As an author and speaker on numerous medical subjects, Dr. Zinberg developed a reputation for his ability to combine his humor and with with a formidable fund of scientific knowledge. Win in the Second Half is a sterling example of this amalgam. Before writing this book, Dr. Zinberg practiced Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology for thirty-five years. Although engaged in a busy medical practice, he served as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at two leading universities: The University of California Irvine, College of Medicine and The Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, CA). In 1993, Dr. Zinberg founded the CareMore Medical Group in Downey, CA: and shortly thereafter, he designed and implemented the CareMore Wish for Fitness Program for Mature Adults, giving many a new zest for life.