The Practical Guide to Aging: What Everyone Needs to Know (Hardback)
  • The Practical Guide to Aging: What Everyone Needs to Know (Hardback)
zoom

The Practical Guide to Aging: What Everyone Needs to Know (Hardback)

(author)
£71.00
Hardback 340 Pages / Published: 01/02/1999
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

One of the most daunting aspects of growing older is the torrent of advice we face about maintaining our physical health and our mental acuity. Entire books have been written on how to manage finances, how to avoid falls, how to care for aging parents. Yet, too often, the advice offered is overwhelmingly complicated or diffuse and difficult to locate precisely when it is needed most.

In this comprehensive reference, authorities in their respective fields discuss topics such as the normal processes of aging, how laws affect the elderly, what forms of exercise are most beneficial at various stages of life, family issues, and more. Informative charts and graphs supplement the concise, accessible chapters, which are followed by a comprehensive listing of major national and regional organizations serving the elderly.

Ideal as an upbeat, forward-looking gift or as a personal resource, The Practical Guide to Aging is a user-friendly book for young and old, a helpful guide regardless of age or circumstance.

Publisher: New York University Press
ISBN: 9780814715154
Number of pages: 340
Weight: 885 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"A compact reference, filled with down-to-earth help for aging baby boomers planning ahead for their own retirement years or for their elderly parents who are already there."
-Publishers Weekly


"Informative, comprehensive, and clearly written, this genuinely practical guide . . . emphasize that individuals should take substantial roles in dealing with their own aging . . . Up-to-date lists of print and electronic resources add much more information."
-Booklist


"This is an important new reference book about aging that is written for the general population by a group of authors who know geriatrics and gerontology well. . . . Offers practical information on a wide range of issues concerning aging, including important medical, social, legal, financial, and ethical considerations for growing old responsibly and successfully. Health and human service professionals will want to recommend this guide to aging clients and their family caregivers.":
-Science Book and Films

You may also be interested in...

The Grace in Aging
Added to basket
A Shed Of One's Own
Added to basket
Grow Younger, Live Longer
Added to basket
Ageing and Caring
Added to basket
£15.95
Paperback
Amortality
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
So You're 70!
Added to basket
£5.99
Hardback
Galileo & the Art of Ageing Mindfully
Added to basket
The 36-Hour Day, 5th Edition
Added to basket
Ageless
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
The 10 Secrets Of Healthy Ageing
Added to basket
Healthy Aging For Dummies
Added to basket
Ageless Body, Timeless Mind
Added to basket
The Senior Moments Memory Workout
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.