Living Longer For Dummies

Living Longer For Dummies

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ISBN-13: 9780764553356
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/15/2001
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 684,243
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Walter M. Bortz, M.D., teaches at Stanford University Medical School. He is the past president of the American Geriatrics Society and a physician at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: The Mental and Physical Aspects of Living Longer.

Chapter 1: What in the World Is Aging Anyway?

Chapter 2: Getting Good Healthcare.

Chapter 3: Exercising to Keep Your Health for Life.

Chapter 4: Fueling Your Future with Good Food!

Chapter 5: Getting Your R&R.

Chapter 6: Using Alternative Medicine and ExerciseTechniques.

PART II: The Psychological Aspects of Living Longer.

Chapter 7: Maintaining Your Brain Power and Engaging in Life"Sense-ibly".

Chapter 8: Living to Work or Working to Live?

Chapter 9: Sex Matters.

Chapter 10: Building Your Last Nest.

PART III: Handling a Health Crisis.

Chapter 11: Understanding Your Role in an EmergencySituation.

Chapter 12: Making the Hospital Work for You.

Chapter 13: Surgery and the Older Patient.

PART IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Ten Keys to a Long, Healthy Life.

Chapter 15: Ten Reasons to Get Moving.

Chapter 16: Ten Best Anti-Aging Diet Tips.

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Use, Not Lose, Your Mind.

Chapter 18: Ten Guidelines for Taking Medications Safely.

PART V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: A Guide to Medicines.

Appendix B: Common Conditions and Treatments.

Index.

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