Aging Wisely: Strategies for Baby Boomers and Seniors (Hardback)
  • Aging Wisely: Strategies for Baby Boomers and Seniors (Hardback)

Aging Wisely: Strategies for Baby Boomers and Seniors (Hardback)

Hardback 344 Pages / Published: 17/07/2014
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As our population continues to age, learning how to do it well becomes even more important and benefits those who consider it thoughtfully. Aging Wisely promotes behaviors and actions that will help people age well, maximizing pleasure and productivity as they grow older. Levine discusses the aging process and various diseases that are prevalent in the later years, as well as strategies people can utilize to lead fulfilling lives and reduce their risk of physical and cognitive decline.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442232952
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 671 g
Dimensions: 234 x 162 x 30 mm

Levine . . . takes a comprehensive approach to his subject, discussing such topics as aging at the cellular and other biological levels, diseases affecting the elderly, ageism in American society, strategies for remaining vital in old age, and the technologically enhanced future of aging in the 21st century. ... [R]eaders will be intrigued by notable facts (56% of seniors have less than $25,000 in retirement savings) and will appreciate Levine's compassionate advice ('Find a peaceful time everyday for renewal...through meditation, prayer, walking, or any form of conscious solitude'). * Publishers Weekly *
In his latest book, Aging Wisely, Levine maintains that our physical health is often tied to how we approach life. Simply put, when we feel better about ourselves, we age better, too. * Newsday *
How-to, history, philosophy, and science: Dr. Robert Levine's book provides a prescription for aging wisely and with dignity. Brimming with anecdotes, and written in an interesting and clear manner, it's good medicine for those of us who want to make the rest of our lives the best of our lives. -- Jan Cullinane, best-selling author of The Single Woman's Guide to Retirement
This lively, engaging book provides helpful and realistic advice on how to "age wisely." Blending cutting-edge medical research, poignant vignettes, social history, and frank yet friendly advice, physician Robert A. Levine provides Baby Boomers a roadmap for how to age with dignity and acceptance. -- Deborah Carr, professor of Sociology, Rutgers University; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences (2015-18)
Aging is an unavoidable part of life, yet it is accepted unwillingly and with apprehension. Aging Wisely is a wonderful book, written from the bottom of the soul by a physician who, building on the wealth of his medical knowledge and career-long experience, outlines with crystal clarity a plethora of social, economic, and medical changes occurring with advancing age and offers strategies to confront them. -- Martin J. Sadowski, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine

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