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- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Brain-boosting recipes from the New York Times bestselling author and chief content adviser for the Dr. Phil show Food has the power to heal the brain. Now more than ever, we know that the chemical components in what we eat have powerful effects on the way our minds work, and that good nutrition is valuable for treating problems from cancer... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95
Living life to the fullest now - and later. Modern life can be dangerous to one's health. Things like burnout, excess weight, stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, and pollutants can have a negative impact on the quality of life and ultimately one's healthspan. Written by doctors, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Secrets of Longevity provides a... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Fat, cranky sex. Doesn't sound all that great, does it? The truth is, these three things?your weight, mood, and your sex life?are crucial elements of a great life at any age, but especially now that you're in the best years of your life. And they are the three elements that, when improperly calibrated, can cause a perfect storm. Face it: Your hormones,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 82.99
Aging has long been ascribed to the gradual accumulation of mutations in the genome. However, it is only recently that the necessary sophisticated technology has been developed to begin testing this theory and its consequences. This book reviews the concept of genomic instability as a possible universal cause of aging in complex organisms resulting... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 13.99
First published in 1976, You and Your Aging Parent is a classic--the first book to shed light on the challenging relationship between adult children and their aging parents, illuminating the emotional, health, and financial difficulties that elderly parents and their children face during the senior years. Marking the 30th anniversary of this highly... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 114.99
This volume provides the non-biologist an overview of what is known about the physiological bases of aging. The author examines the many basic theories and emerging hypotheses underlying the molecular, cellular, and systemic processes involved in senescence. He addresses the normal physiological changes that characterize the aging phenotype, and also... more...
- Harvard Health Publications 2008; US$ 18.00
Its a nearly universal lament of people over age 35: they dont have as much energy as they did when they were younger. One of the most common complaints is that they cant stay up as late as they once did and still function normally the next day. People also notice that theyre not as strong as they used to be or that their muscles... more...
- Harvard Health Publications 2008; US$ 18.00
Life expectancy continues to inch upward in the United States, and if you are middle-aged or older, you may be looking ahead and contemplating the coming years. Will you live a long, vibrant life? Will you maintain your vigor and independence in your later years, or will they be marred by disability more...