Today more than one third of adults are obese in the United States. The problem is even more common along the Gulf Coast. Obesity brings an increase in medical bills and complex medical conditions. It can drastically change a person's lifestyle.

In this video, board certified internal medicine physician Dr. Cheryl Jeffries, with Baptist Medical Group, joins host Jeff Nall with Council on Aging of West Florida to share information on the effects of obesity and how it is never too late for seniors to make positive changes.