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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 94.99
Introduces aging, defines it, describes the statistics and parameters that measure it, and compares it in different species and models. This work focuses the material back onto human aging and its clinical and demographic outcomes. It provides an overview of a rapidly changing field, and reflects the changes, the disputes, and the glut of data. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 24.95
Can exercise prevent gray hair? Is wine consumption better than drinking beer or hard liquor? Is testosterone important only for men? How much fish should you eat each week? Just because your chronological age is going up, it doesn?t mean aches and pains, weight gain, and lack of energy have to get you down. You can prevent and reverse... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00
Just for fun is this wonderful little book for anyone harassed by those inevitable signs of aging, e.g., short-term memory loss and income strategies for retirement. In this everything-you-wish-you-didn't-need-to-know guidebook, Padwa ( Say the Magic Words: How To Get What You Want from the People Who Have What You Need ) discusses midlifers' sense... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59
Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to helppeople stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managingtheir health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explainshow people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable themto feel young, both mentally and physically,... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 149.00
Aging is inevitable: this is gerontological dogma. And humans do inevitably grow old, which is probably why it seems so unlikely to us that other forms of life could escape aging. Escaping aging is not escaping death. Death is an inherent part of life, and it can strike any time. But the question is whether death necessarily becomes more likely as... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
The Wisdom Paradox explores the aging of the mind from a unique, positive perspective. In an era of increasing fears about mental deterioration, world-renowned neuropsychologist Elkhonon Goldberg provides startling new evidence that though the brain diminishes in some tasks as it ages, it gains in many ways. Most notably, it increases in what he... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
"An informed, honest, joyous book. Younger women may well envy us." -Suzanne Braun Levine, author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives and "Sex, love, and life can grow even richer as we grow older, and the stereotype-busting women in this book show us scores of ways. These women are not going downhill, they're on a roll. They are women of... 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 2009; US$ 219.00
Many discoveries are made in underlying mechanisms of aging. This book brings together perspectives from researchers investigating aging process in a variety of species. It aims to address aging process in species ranging from yeast to man. It carries discussions of the naked mole-rat, an exceptionally long-lived rodent, among other subjects. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Every Baby Boomer has to confront it: their changing midlife sex lives. Now, Gail Belsky provides an unfailingly honest anthology that is incredibly varied, wickedly funny, shockingly explicit, and surprisingly sweet about life in the bedroom after 40. Topics include an unexpected second marriage to a much younger man, the discovery of phone sex... more...