Friday, February 15, 2008

Healthy Aging For Dummies (New Book)

See also:
-- 'Longevity Science' blog
-- 'Health Studies' blog


Here is a new book for discussion here:

Healthy Aging For Dummies (Health & Fitness)
by Brent Agin and Sharon, RN Perkins (Paperback - Jan 10, 2008)

Book Description provided by the Publisher ("For Dummies"):

Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older.

People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically, even as they’re getting older. It covers tips and advice on choosing the ideal physician; starting an exercise program; learning to meditate; taking the right vitamins and herbs; dealing with or preventing heart disease, cancer, and dementia; replacing negative thinking with positive thinking; and building memory and learning skills.

From the Back Cover:

Set pro-aging goals, take action, and get on the road to lifelong wellness!

Find the secrets for keeping your body fit and your mind sharp

Just because you're getting older doesn't mean you have to feel older. This essential guide is packed with proven strategies to slow down the aging process, from good nutrition and exercise to skin care, stress reduction, and mental exercises. It's your complete prescription for looking and feeling younger and enjoying a higher quality of life.

Discover how to:

-- Identify your health risks

-- Get a good night's sleep and understand the importance of it

-- Keep your whole body healthy and strong

-- Be proactive in disease prevention

-- Maintain vitality as you age

Key words:
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