Enlightened aging : building resilience for a long, active life

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Enlightened aging : building resilience for a long, active life
2017
Place Published: 
Lanham, Maryland
Publisher: 
Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 
9781442274365
Edition: 
Description: 
xvi, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-210) and index.
Welcome to the age of enlightenment -- Proactivity: aging with an attitude -- Acceptance: discovering aging on its own terms -- Build your reserves for resilience -- Building your mental reserves: strengthening the mind/ whole-body connection -- Building your physical reserves: your bones, muscles, heart, vision, and hearing -- Building your social reserves -- Choose your own ending: your reward for a life well lived.
Larson and DeClaire offer practical advice for growing old with resilience and foresight. They examine the scientific evidence behind new perspectives on aging, and offer ideas for building better communities for our aging population.
Author: 
Eric B. Larson, MD, and Joan DeClaire
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