Honest Aging

An Insider's Guide to the Second Half of Life

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421444703

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
By:
Rosanne M. Leipzig
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PAPERBACK
Pages:
424

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Description

Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD (NEW YORK, NY), is the Gerald and May Ellen Ritter Professor and Vice Chair Emeritus for the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is the editor-in-chief of the monthly newsletter Focus on Healthy Aging and coeditor of the fourth edition of Geriatric Medicine


Preface

Part I: Aging 101

Chapter 1. Its Only Aging, Get a Grip!

Chapter 2. Whats Normal Aging? Or, 80 Isnt 60

Chapter 3. Better Living through Chemistry?

Chapter 4. More or Less: Whats Right for You When It Comes to Health Care

Chapter 5. An Ounce of Prevention

Part II: What Really Matters As You Grow Older

Chapter 6. Mind Matters

Chapter 7. Energy Cycles

Chapter 8. Ups and Downs

Chapter 9. Balancing Acts

Chapter 10. Sleep Cycles

Chapter 11. Urine Trouble

Chapter 12. All Eyes and Ears

Chapter 13. Aches and Pains

Chapter 14. Gut Feelings

Chapter 15. Weighing In

Chapter 16. Sex Talk

Part III: Difficult Decisions

Chapter 17. Making Difficult Decisions

Chapter 18. To Move or Not to Move

Chapter 19. Do I Need to Stop Driving?

Chapter 20. Who Will Speak for Me?

Appendixes

1. Personal Emergency Response Systems

2. Assistive Devices

3. Getting Ready to Meet with Your Doctor

Index


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