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Last Acts

by David J. Casarett, Simon & Schuster (January 12, 2010)

What would you do if you had only a few days to live? Or a few weeks or months? What if a loved one were in this situation -- how could you help that person decide how to spend the time that remained? Perhaps...


Curing Medicare

by Andy Lazris & Shannon Brownlee ILR Press (May 19, 2016)

Andy Lazris, MD, is a practicing primary care physician who experiences the effects of Medicare policy on a daily basis. As a result, he believes that the way we care for our elderly has taken a wrong turn and...


The Multi-Sensory Reminiscence Activity Book

by Sarah Mousley & Sophie Jopling Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

With a key theme for every week of the year, this resource contains extended multi-sensory reminiscence group session plans for older adults. Written by experienced occupational therapists, it provides detailed...


At Peace

by Samuel Harrington Grand Central Publishing (February 06, 2018)

Most people say they would like to die quietly at home. But inaccurate medical advice, coupled with an unrealistic sense of invincibility, is resulting in over 75,000 elderly patients misguidedly dying every...


The End of Old Age

by Marc E. Agronin, M.D. Da Capo Press (January 16, 2018)

In his last book, How We Age, Dr. Marc Agronin wrote passionately about how we need to place greater value on our elders and hope for a better old age, even in the throes of illness and dementia. But he doesn't...


Life after the Diagnosis

by Steven Pantilat Da Capo Press (February 14, 2017)

For a time of growing concern about living well with serious illness and getting the best possible end-of-life care, Life After the Diagnosis delivers a compassionate and sensitive guide for patients, families,...


The Art and Science of Aging Well

by Mark E. Williams, M.D. The University of North Carolina Press (June 22, 2016)

In the past century, average life expectancies have nearly doubled, and today, for the first time in human history, many people have a realistic chance of living to eighty or beyond. As life expectancy increases,...


Rethinking Aging

by Nortin M. Hadler, M.D. The University of North Carolina Press (September 12, 2011)

For those fortunate enough to reside in the developed world, death before reaching a ripe old age is a tragedy, not a fact of life. Although aging and dying are not diseases, older Americans are subject to the...


Natural Resistance to Infectious Disease

by George M. Sternberg & Dr Simon Flexner Editions Le Mono (February 21, 2017)

“It has been by imitating nature's methods and by augmentation of the natural forces of defense, that good has been achieved..." -

Common observations early indicated that individuals of all animal species,...


Personality in Adulthood, Second Edition: A Five-Factor Theory Perspective

by Robert R. McCrae & Paul T. Costa The Guilford Press (March 19, 2012)

This influential work examines how enduring dispositions or traits affect the process of aging and shape each individual’s life course. From two well-known authorities in the field, the volume is grounded...


Alzheimer's Disease: The Complete Introduction

by Judes Poirier, Serge Gauthier, Barbara Sandilands & André Chagnon et al. Dundurn (June 23, 2014)

Explains the disease and addresses recent strides in treatment while dispelling myths, intended for patients, families, and caregivers.


Natural Hormone Balance for Women

by Uzzi Reiss & Martin Zucker Atria Books (October 26, 2001)

A pioneering gynecologist and antiaging specialist with a successful Beverly Hills practice, Dr. Uzzi Reiss shows the way for women who want to turn back the effects of time through natural hormone therapy,...


Sod Seventy!

by Muir Gray & David Mostyn Bloomsbury Publishing (January 15, 2015)

Many of the problems older people suffer from have, as their underlying cause, a fundamental loss of fitness. Others are caused by preventable diseases (with these even being preventable after the age of seventy)...