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Successful aging

Author: John W Rowe; Robert L Kahn
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The results of the MacArthur Foundation Study of Aging in America, which show how to maintain optimum physical and mental strength throughout later life."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rowe, John W. (John Wallis), 1944-
Successful aging.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)636083341
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Rowe; Robert L Kahn
ISBN: 0375400451 9780375400452 0440508630 9780440508632
OCLC Number: 37527651
Description: xv, 265 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Breaking down the myths of aging --
ch. 2. Structure of successful aging --
ch. 3. "Usual aging" --
ch. 4. Nature versus nurture in aging --
ch. 5. Avoiding disease and disability in late life --
ch. 6. Role of exercise and nutrition in maintaining health --
ch. 7. Beyond exercise: strategies to maintain and enhance physical performance in old age --
ch. 8. Maintaining and enhancing mental function in old age --
ch. 9. Marketing youth: the pills, potions, and lotions of anti-aging --
ch. 10. Relating to others --
ch. 11. Productivity in old age --
ch. 12. Prescriptions for an aging society.
Responsibility: John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn.
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"The results of the MacArthur Foundation Study of Aging in America, which show how to maintain optimum physical and mental strength throughout later life."--Jacket.

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