Living Longer For Dummies
Living Longer For Dummies
ISBN: 978-1-118-06950-9 May 2011 214 Pages
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You’re never too old–or too young–to begin living a longer, healthier life, and Living Longer For Dummies can show you how. Written by a leading national expert on aging, it’s packed with life-changing tips on nutrition, exercise, attitude and behavior, that can help enhance and sustain your physical and psychological well- being to age 100 and beyond. You’ll discover how to:
- Slow your rate of aging
- Reverse many of the effects of aging
- Avoid maladies associated with age
- Keep your mind and senses sharp
- Maintain limberness and muscle tone
- Keep your energy level high
- Rebound from illness
- Stay sexually active
Dr. Bortz shatters common myths about aging and explains, in plain English, what science now knows about the normal aging process in humans. And he explores a wide range of life-prolonging topics, including:
- Getting good health care
- Exercising to stay healthy for life
- Eating right for a long life
- Getting adequate rest and relaxation
- Using alternative medicine and exercise techniques
- Maintaining brain-power
- Having sex to prolong your life and coping with sexual difficulties
- Handling health crises
The number of people age 100 and older increases a whopping 8 percent every year in the United States? If you choose to, you can become one of them someday. Let Living Longer For Dummies show you how.
Table of contents
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 Exercise Techniques.
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 Emergency Situation.
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.
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