Social Gerontology
The Virtues of Aging
The Virtues of Aging
Paperback      ISBN: 0345425928
The former president presents an essay on the process of aging and how it has affected his outlook on life and suggests ways in which readers can transform their later years into the most exciting of their lives. Reissue.
Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (Or Die Trying)
Spring Chicken
Stay Young Forever (Or Die Trying)
Paperback      ISBN: 1455527432
Offers a broad examination of the subject of longevity, looking at the current scientific understanding of aging, as well as simple things people can do to promote longevity and common myths, misconceptions, and scams on the subject.
Never Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age
Never Say Die
The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age
Hardcover      ISBN: 0307377946
Presents a critique of modern practices by pharmaceutical companies, lifestyle gurus, and scientific businessmen who are promoting morally questionable and expensive illusions of thriving longevity.
The Eldercare Handbook: Difficult Choices, Compassionate Solutions
The Eldercare Handbook
Difficult Choices, Compassionate Solutions
Paperback      ISBN: 0060776919
An eldercare specialist offers a practical and reassuring guide for readers struggling with the daunting logistics and emotional upheaval of making care decisions for an elderly parent or loved one, tackling such issues as how to spot the warning signs of dementia, redefining sibling roles, how to evaluate an assisted living facility or nursing home, and other medical, legal, and insurance issues. Original.
Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (Or Die Trying)
Spring Chicken
Stay Young Forever (Or Die Trying)
Hardcover      ISBN: 1455527440
Offers a broad examination of the subject of longevity, looking at the current scientific understanding of aging, as well as simple things people can do to promote longevity and common myths, misconceptions, and scams on the subject.
The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Ask
The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Ask
Paperback      ISBN: 1598698907
This book will answer all the financial and legal questions that can arise when caring for the elderly, including: - How do you plan for the management of the elder?s affairs should he become incompetent in the future? - Is the proper insurance being carried or can it be restructured to reduce expenses? - How much money can I give my elders without impacting government aid? - What are the goals of estate tax planning? These questions and more will be answered in the comprehensive 250 Questions format. Whether you are caring full- or part-time for an aging parent, friend, or neighbor, you'll find all the answers you need in this compact guide.
Aging With Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier, and More Meaningful Lives
Aging With Grace
What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier, and More Meaningful Lives
Hardcover      ISBN: 0553801635
A landmark study of aging and its impact draws on cutting-edge research into the lives of hundreds of Catholic sisters to discuss the role of heredity in the aging process, how lifestyle influences chances for a vital old age, which foods defend the brain against aging, the impact of faith and community, and more. 75,000 first printing.
A Family Caregiver's Guide to Planning and Decision Making for the Elderly
A Family Caregiver's Guide to Planning and Decision Making for the Elderly
Paperback      ISBN: 1577490770
Collects checklists and forms for tracking essential information and advice on home safety, financial planning, assisted living, living wills, and eldercare organizations
If I Live to Be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians
If I Live to Be 100
Lessons from the Centenarians
Paperback      ISBN: 1400051428
Based on a series of interviews with American centenarians for NPR's series "100 Years of Stories," this oral history of the twentieth century shares the seniors' thoughts on life, positive thinking, love, and living for the moment. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
On Women Turning 60: Embracing the Age of Fulfillment
On Women Turning 60
Embracing the Age of Fulfillment
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0517707578
Inspiring interviews with twenty vibrant women share their thoughts, feelings, and personal observations on reaching their sixtieth birthdays, dispelling myths about the physical, mental, and social limitations on their lives. 25,000 first printing.