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A Man S Guide To Healthy Aging

Author : Edward H. Thompson Jr.
ISBN : 9781421410579
Genre : Health & Fitness
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As they reach middle age, most men begin looking forward to "what's next." They gear up to experience renewed productivity and purpose and are more conscious of their health. A Man’s Guide to Healthy Aging is an authoritative resource for them, and for older men, as well. In collaboration with a variety of medical experts, the authors provide a comprehensive guide to healthy aging from a man’s perspective. Edward H. Thompson, Jr., and Lenard W. Kaye—a medical sociologist and a gerontologist and social worker—offer invaluable information in four parts: • "Managing Our Lives" describes the actions men can take to stay healthy. Here is information about how to eat well, reduce stress, and stay active for better overall health.• "Mind and Body" considers how physical health and state of mind are connected. It explores sleep, drug and alcohol use, spirituality, and attitudes about appearance—and explains how all of these factors affect mental health. • "Bodily Health" examines how body systems function and what changes may occur as men age. It covers the body from head to toe and reviews how to manage chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart conditions. • "Living with Others" shows the importance of interacting with friends and family. Topics include sexual intimacy, friendship, and caregiving, as well as how men can make the best decisions about end-of-life issues for themselves and their loved ones. Refuting the ageist stereotype that men spend their later years "winding down," this book will help men reinvent themselves once, twice, or more—by managing their health, creating new careers, and contributing their skills and experiences to their communities. -- Christian Perring

The Couple S Retirement Puzzle

Author : Roberta Taylor
ISBN : 9781402295911
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 59. 13 MB
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The essential guide for couples to create a happy, healthy, and successful retirement! Retirement can be the best time of your life, but for couples, there's far more to it than cashing in on your 401(k). The most important asset you have during retirement is each other, yet many couples aren't sure where to begin to prepare for retired life or what to consider as they do. The Couple's Retirement Puzzle reveals ten key conversations couples should tackle before retirement to ensure a rewarding second half of life together, including: • Do we have enough money to support the lifestyle we want? • Should we retire simultaneously or separately? • Do we stay put or explore new frontiers? • What's the best way to stay healthy and fit after fifty? • How do we meet new friends and create new interests outside of work? • How will we balance time together and time apart? • And more! Filled with smart practical advice, engaging anecdotes, and helpful exercises,The Couple's Retirement Puzzle will guide you and your partner to a fulfilling retirement you can enjoy and celebrate together.

Issues In Aging

Author : Mark Novak
ISBN : 9781315445342
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 53. 70 MB
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Issues in Aging combines social, psychological, biological, and philosophical perspectives to present a multifaceted picture of aging. Novak illustrates both the problems and the opportunities that accompany older age. This text helps students understand the tremendous variability in aging and introduces them to careers working with older adults. This new edition reflects the continued changes in the way we age. The fourth edition has been updated to include emerging issues in aging. These include the prevalence of HIV/AIDs in later life, current research on mental potential in old age, the creation of age-friendly cities, and new options for end-of-life care. Each chapter begins with a set of learning objectives to guide students in their reading, and concludes with a list of main points, questions for discussion or study, suggested readings, and relevant web sites to consult. Each chapter also includes up-to-date charts and graphs as well as key terms to help students understand the issues presented. Break out boxes reveal the human side of aging through the stories of individuals in real life and in the media.

Healthy Aging Healthy Treatment

Author : Tom H. Peake
ISBN : 0275959228
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 45. 15 MB
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A prescription for health care for older adults and their families by using life stories to treat the "third age" stage of life.

The Whole Life Prostate Book

Author : H. Ballentine Carter
ISBN : 9781451621211
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 38. 18 MB
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An all-encompassing guide to preventing and managing prostate disease shares jargon-free coverage of current tests and treatments, explaining the processes of such methods as radiation therapy, radical prostatectomy and Proactive Surveillance.

Older Americans Almanac

Author : Ronald J. Manheimer
ISBN : UOM:39015032578620
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 51. 62 MB
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Consumer Health Information Source Book

Author : Alan M. Rees
ISBN : 1573565091
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 75. 73 MB
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Lists and reviews sources of medical information for the layperson, including health-related organizations and clearing houses, consumer health magazines, Internet sources, mainstream books, and pamphlets in English and in Spanish.

Healthwise Handbook

Author : Healthwise, Incorporated
ISBN : 1877930342
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 52. 62 MB
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Library Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000008597076
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 75. 74 MB
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Library Journal

Author : Karl Brown
ISBN : 00000027
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 84. 15 MB
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Juniorlibraries, 1954-May 1961). Issued also separately.

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