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Stroh, Linda K.

Summary: It seems that life's milestones pass by in a flash: graduating from school, landing your first job, getting married, having kids. Most people look forward to these events and have some expectations about what each life milestone will be like. But what about when you get older? How can you continue to live fully in your sixties, seventies, and beyond? Linda K. Stroh and Karen K. Brees asked...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.6 STR

Williams, Mark E.

Summary: 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, Americans need accurate, scientifically grounded information so that they can take full responsibility for their own later years. In "The Art and Science of Aging Well," Mark E....

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 WIL

Bell, Baxter

Summary: "Everyone would like to age as heathfully as possible and now numerous studies confirm what many yoga practitioners have known for a long time: yoga practice has a remarkable impact on physical and mental health--and spiritual well-being--as you grow older. Yoga for Healthy Aging is the most accessible and usable guide available on how yoga can address concerns related to strength, flexibility,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7 BEL

Bartlit, Fred

Summary: Sarcopenia, a muscle-wasting and frailty disease, impacts all of us as we age-- unless we proactively prevent it. Bartlit and Droullard, along with muscle physiology expert Boppart, want to share a little known fact with the world: You don't have to fall apart as you get older. Through carefully calibrated progressive strength training and supporting nutrition, you can stave off sarcopenia,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 BAR

Armstrong, Sue

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The question of how and why organisms age has teased scientists for centuries. There are myriad competing theories, from the idea that aging is a simple wear and tear process, like the rusting of a car, to the belief that aging and death are genetically programmed and controlled. In fact, there is no clearly defined limit to life, and no single, predictable program playing itself out:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 ARM

Larson, Eric B

Summary: A leading expert in the science of healthy aging, Dr. Eric B. Larson offers practical advice for growing old with resilience and foresight. More than just canned advice, Enlightened Aging proposes a path to resilience--one that's proven to help many stave off disability until very old age. The steps on this path include pro-activity, acceptance, and building and maintaining good physical,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612 LAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 612 LAR

Gawande, Atul

3 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families of the terminally ill.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2014

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Heinrich, Bernd

Summary: In this part memoir, part scientific investigation, a biologist and natural historian uses his long-distance running to illuminate the changes to a human body over a lifetime, exploring the relationship between metabolism, diet, exercise, and age.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Wang, Sam

Summary: In thirty-six each half hour lectures, Professor Sam Wang explores the science and mystery of the human nervous system, from essential neurochemical and neurobiological processes to the psychological and social constructs they are thought to produce.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 NEU
Call number: DVD 612.8 NEU

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