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Last Acts

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

Palliative care physician Dr. David Casarett considers the medical options terminal patients face at the end of life in this thoughtful and illuminating guide to last acts.

What would you do if you had only a...


At Peace

by Samuel Harrington Grand Central Life & Style (February 05, 2018)

The authoritative, informative, and reassuring guide on end-of-life care for our aging population.

Most people say they would like to die quietly at home. But overly aggressive medical advice, coupled with an...


The End of Old Age

by Marc E. Argonin Da Capo Lifelong Books (January 15, 2018)

The acclaimed author of How We Age, whose "descriptive powers are a gift to readers" (Sherwin Nuland), presents a hopeful and practical model of aging -- a guide to understanding how we can all make the journey...


Creative Care

by Anne Basting HarperAudio (May 19, 2020)

A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts to...


At Peace

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

The authoritative, informative, and reassuring guide on end-of-life care for our aging population.

Most people say they would like to die quietly at home. But overly aggressive medical advice, coupled with an...


Restraints in Dementia Care

by Atul Sunny Luthra, Yarima Gonzalez & Heather Millman Brush Education (July 16, 2019)

Your best tool to optimize patient care by minimizing restraint use

Frontline nurses face fraught decisions every day about whether and how to use restraints in dementia care. They need to consider many complicated...


Aging in the Global South

by Nicolas Sacco, Subharati Ghosh, Maria Carinnes P. Alejandria-Gonzalez & Chalermpol Chamchan et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2018)

This book is a collection of work on aging and development from authors from the global south. Aging is steadily evolving as a public health and social crisis for which countries of the global south are ill-prepared....


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...


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)

p span“It has been by imitating nature's methods and by augmentation of the natural forces of defense, that good has been achieved..." - /span /p p spanCommon observations early indicated that individuals...


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,...


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.


Brain Longevity

by Dharma Singh Khalsa & Cameron Stauth Grand Central Publishing (December 31, 2000)

In the tradition of Andrew Weil's bestseller Spontaneous Healing, this is a physician's breakthrough medical program for the brain designed to diminish the effect of memory impairment caused by stress, aging,...