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Aging with grace : what the nun study teaches us about leading longer, healthier, and more meaningful lives

Author: David Snowdon
Publisher: Sydney : Bantam Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A prescription for help, Aging with Grace shows that old age doesn't have to mean an inevitable slide into illness and disability; rather it can be a time of promise and productivity, intellectual and spiritual vigor--a time of true grace.
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Genre/Form: Longitudinal studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Snowdon
ISBN: 0553380923 9780553380927
OCLC Number: 225683628
Notes: "This edition contains the complete text of the original hardcover edition"--Title page verso.
Description: 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue :; Other words --
; ch. 1.; The road to Good Counsel Hill --
; ch. 2.; The last nun standing --
; ch. 3.; Gray matters --
; ch. 4.; The Greatest gift --
; ch. 5.; A tale of two sisters --
; ch. 6.; Amazing brains --
; ch. 7.; One with the words --
; ch. 8.; Family ties --
; ch. 9.; The heart of the matter --
; ch. 10.; Our daily bread --
; ch. 11.; Up and grateful --
; ch. 12.; The hundred-year marathon --
; Recommended reading --
; Acknowledgments --
; Index --
; About the nun study --
; About the School Sisters of Notre Dame --
; About the author.
Responsibility: David Snowdon.

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A prescription for help, Aging with Grace shows that old age doesn't have to mean an inevitable slide into illness and disability; rather it can be a time of promise and productivity, intellectual and spiritual vigor--a time of true grace.

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