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Sarcopenia, (Muscle Wasting) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions

by Kenneth Kee

<p>Sarcopenia is a medical disorder known as age-related sarcopenia or sarcopenia with aging which starts in the 30s when a person starts to lose muscle mass and function.<br />Sarcopenia (from Greek sarx,"flesh" and penia,"poverty") is the ...

ISBN: 9781370566686

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Socorro Smiled

Senior Home Care

by Robert Noyola

<p>Socorro Arce Noyola</p> <p>Angel at Work</p> <p>Thirty days before her flight to Jesus in Heaven, Socorro Arce Noyola endorsed her social security check and allotted monthly payments to be made.</p> <p>She taught her family to work, pay ...

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Substance Use and Older People

by Ilana Crome, Li-Tzy Wu, Rahul (Tony) Rao & others

<p>Substance use and addiction is an increasing problem amongst older people. The identification of this problem is often more difficult in older patients and is frequently missed, particularly in the primary care context and in emergency ...

ISBN: 9781118430972

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The Care of the Older Person

by Jose Morais, Olivier Beauchet & Ronald Caplan

<p><strong>Society, as a whole is getting older. Thanks to the extraordinary advances in technology and medicine, humans are now living longer than ever before, and are shifting the demographic make-up on a worldwide ...

ISBN: 9780692173145

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The Encyclopedia of Elder Care

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care

by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN & Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

<p>Focusing on the broad but practical notions of how to care for the patient, <em>The Encyclopedia of Elder Care</em>, a state-of-the-art resource features nearly 300 articles, written by experts in the field. Multidisciplinary by nature, all ...

ISBN: 9780826103536

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The Living Well with Dementia Course

A Workbook for Facilitators

by Richard Cheston & Ann Marshall

<p><em>The</em> Living Well with Dementia <em>Course: A Workbook for Facilitators</em> will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a ...

ISBN: 9781351008983

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The Mystery of Human Aging

Surprising Insights from a Science That's Still Young

by Bjoern Schumacher

How can we turn back the clock? Health food, gyms and cosmetic companies promise us everlasting youth, but the effects of aging are caused by complex biological processes at the level of the cell. The author shows what we can do to protect ...

ISBN: 9781628942842

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The Strategic Perspective and Long-Term Socioeconomic Strategies for Israel

Key Methods with an Application to Aging

by Steven W. Popper, Howard J. Shatz, Shmuel Abramzon & others

<p>RAND researchers supported a high-level Israeli government team tasked with improving long-term socioeconomic strategy for the state. This report highlights selected inputs made to the government team to summarize the essential mechanics and ...

ISBN: 9780833090683

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TIA as Acute Cerebrovascular Syndrome

by K. Minematsu, P. Amarenco, K.S.L. Wong & others

<p>Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is well known to be a prodromal syndrome of ischemic stroke. However, TIA is easily neglected or underestimated by patients or even general physicians because the symptoms naturally disappear without treatment.

ISBN: 9783318024593

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Transnational Aging and Reconfigurations of Kin Work

by Parin Dossa, Cati Coe, Neda Deneva & others

<p><em>Transnational Aging and Reconfigurations of Kin Work</em> documents the social and material contributions of older persons to their families in settings shaped by migration, their everyday lives in domestic and community spaces, and in ...

ISBN: 9780813588094

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Treatment and Management of Cancer in the Elderly

by Muss, Hyman B.

Building upon the strengths of the popular reference, Cancer in the Elderly, this guide outlines novel approaches in the identification and management of cancer in geriatric populations by world-renowned experts on the topic. Presenting new ...

ISBN: 9781420016802

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Vitamin D: Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging

by Gombart, Adrian F.

<P></P> <P>Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is a worldwide, public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Rickets among infants has reemerged. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk and mortality from ...

ISBN: 9781439850213

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With Shaking Hands: Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland

by Solimeo, Samantha

<DIV>At the heart of <I>With Shaking Hands</I> is the account of elder Americans in rural Iowa who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. With a focus on the impact of chronic illness on an aging population, Samantha Solimeo combines ...

ISBN: 9780813547121

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Women and Positive Aging

An International Perspective

by Lisa Hollis-Sawyer & Amanda Dykema-Engblade

<p><em>Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective</em> presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in ...

ISBN: 9780128004579

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You Need A Thick Skin: Dealing With Your Parents Dementia And Related Anger/Mood Issues

by Michael DeClack

<p data-version="1.1">This is a short discussion of dealing with the situations/emotions you will encounter when dealing with parents with dementia.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781516365265

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