Healthy Aging For Dummies

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Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older.

People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically, even as they’re getting older. It covers tips and advice on choosing the ideal physician; starting an exercise program; learning ...

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Overview

Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older.

People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically, even as they’re getting older. It covers tips and advice on choosing the ideal physician; starting an exercise program; learning to meditate; taking the right vitamins and herbs; dealing with or preventing heart disease, cancer, and dementia; replacing negative thinking with positive thinking; and building memory and learning skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470149751
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/8/2007
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 810,432
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Brent J. Agin, MD, has been in private practice for the last five years and is recognized by the community as the go-to medical advisor in the field of healthy aging. He sees patients of all ages and maintains a diverse array of clientele, including professional athletes and celebrities. He’s board certified in family medicine, receiving both his undergraduate degree and his MD at Michigan State University. He completed his internship and residency at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Agin offers family medicine, but his practice also provides aesthetics and weight loss assistance. He’s the medical director of Novus Medical Detox, which provides private detoxification for multiple addictions. With a strong interest in nutrition, he’s developed a supplement line and all-natural, rapid weight loss program, The TRIM Diet (www.trimlifestyle.com), while doing dietary and weight-loss consulting nationally.

Sharon Perkins is an RN with over 20 years of experience and an author of six For Dummies series books. She enjoys both jobs equally but enjoys her three grandchildren, five children, two daughters-in-law, one son-in-law, family, and friends more! She lives in New Jersey but spends a lot of time gallivanting around the country.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: So You Want to Look and Feel Young Forever.

Chapter 1: The Fountain of Youth, at Your Fingertips.

Chapter 2: The Four Major Health Concerns about Aging (and How to Prevent Them).

Chapter 3: Evaluating Your Health and History and Setting Goals for Wellness.

Part II: Workin’ on Your Framework.

Chapter 4: Putting Your Best Face Forward.

Chapter 5: Loving the Skin You’re In.

Chapter 6: Building Bones and Preserving Joints.

Part III: Using Nutrition to Extend Your Expiration Date.

Chapter 7: You Are What You Eat: Nutrition 101.

Chapter 8: Supplementing Your Daily Diet.

Part IV: Getting Physical.

Chapter 9: Maintaining a Healthy Weight and Fitness Level.

Chapter 10: Strengthening Your Heart.

Chapter 11: Building and Fine-Tuning Healthy Muscles.

Part V: Sharpening the All-Important Mind and Spirit.

Chapter 12: Keeping Your Mind and Memory in Tip-Top Shape.

Chapter 13: Decreasing Stress to Live a Longer, Better Life.

Chapter 14: ZZZ . . . The Infinite Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep.

Chapter 15: Don’t Worry, Be Happy: The Keys to Maintaining Health and Vitality.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Medical Myths that Can Affect Your Health.

Chapter 17: Ten Foods to Help You Age Healthfully.

Chapter 18: Ten Mind Games to Boost Your Brainpower.

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Make Your Home Safer as You Age.

Appendix: Health, Lifestyle, and History Self-Assessment.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2008

    Very informative

    This book, like all the dummy books I've read, was great! It was easy to read and very informative. I love how this series adds some humor to their books...thanks for another great book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2013

    I just found this book cruising here for some new info on anti-a

    I just found this book cruising here for some new info on anti-aging. I loved the "dummy" books, and was surprised to find this one! Love it!

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