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- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
An "affectionate, touchingly empathetic" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times ) look at old age in America today Welcome to Canterbury Tower , an apartment building in Florida, where the residents are busy with friendships, love, sex, money, and gossip-and the average age is eightysix. Journalist Dudley Clendinen's mother moved to Canterbury in 1994,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99
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,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
For the first time the lay public can benefit from the anti-aging secrets discovered by the Life Extension Foundation, the world?s largest, most respected organization dedicated to anti-aging research. Working with the Life Extension Foundation, renowned anti-aging physician Philip Lee Miller shows you how to retain your physical health and vigor,... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 18.95
Read Jeri Sedlar and Rick Miners' posts on the Penguin Blog. 80% plan to work after retirement, here's the guide you need. A recent AARP survey found that 80% of baby boomers plan to continue working in some form past the age of 65 - either for the money orfor the fun of it. Today's retirees are looking for work situations that are mentally and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00
Despite her forty years and a successful career as a rock journalist, Jancee Dunn still feels like a teenager, especially around her parents and sisters. Looking around, Dunn realizes that she?s not alone in this regression: Her friends, all with successful jobs, marriages, and families of their own, still feel like kids around their moms and dads,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
The lowdown on long-term care?from a geriatric specialist with over twenty years in the field. Placing loved ones in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities is a stressful decision?and for good reason. In previous decades, some homes were plagued by scandal, and everyone wants to know that their family members will be safe and sound even... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 7.99
In each of his widely acclaimed, best-selling books, Dr. Andrew Weil has been an authoritative and companionable guide through a uniquely effective combination of traditional and nontraditional approaches to health and healthy living. Now he gives us a book about aging that is unlike any other. Drawing on the new science of biogerontology (the biology... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Over two decades ago, beloved and respected rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi felt an uneasiness. He was growing older, and fears about death and infirmity were haunting him. So he decided to embark on mission to get to the bottom of his fears. Through a series of events that included a vision quest in a secluded cabin and studying with Sufi masters,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00
As we confront our own mortality, we might ask, "What has my long life meant and how have the years shaped me?" or "How long must I suffer?" Such questions reflect time-consciousness, the focus of this classic volume. The authors, from diverse disciplines in gerontology, act as guides in the exploration of the realms of time in... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
The first scientifically backed guide to a happy, fulfilling retirement. Over the years, Dr. Fritz Fraunfelder and Dr. Jim Gilbaugh have seen thousands of their patients respond differently to the challenges of retirement: some rose to new heights; others hit new lows. The doctors began to wonder: How do some people maintain their vitality, interests,... more...