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Aging wisely : strategies for baby boomers and seniors

Levine, Robert 1939- (Author). Levine, Robert 1939- Aging with attitude : growing older with dignity and vitality. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RA 777.6 .L48 2014 30775305483696 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781442232952 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1442232951 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781442232969 (electronic)
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 336 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]

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General Note: "Portions of this book were previously published in Aging with attitude: growing older with dignity and vitality by Robert A. Levine (Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2004)."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Everyone ages. Not everyone ages well. Aging Wisely explains that much of what happens to our minds and bodies as we grow older depends on our approach to life and our attitudes and feelings about ourselves. Though there are elements beyond our control, we must take advantage of those things we can control while dealing competently with adversity. In describing the impact of aging and various conditions associated with the aging process upon our minds and bodies, Aging Wisely provides readers with the knowledge needed to fight back and maximize their relevance and independence. It emphasizes the importance of maintaining the quality of our lives in addition to longevity, for survival alone does not matter if the quality of survival is poor. To age successfully, we must find satisfaction and pleasure in what we do in the time available to us.
Subject: Older people Health and hygiene
Older people Psychology
Aging Psychological aspects
Quality of life
Aging psychology
Aged
Quality of Life
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