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101 Ways to Stay Sexually Active after 60 Years

by Marilyn Stoner

<p data-version='1.1'>This is a fun book to help seniors reignite their sexual activity or add to what is happening now. There are suggestions for  implementing many new  types of activities, reimagining forplay and  overcoming feelings of body ...

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ABC of Geriatric Medicine

by Nicola Cooper, Kirsty Forrest & Graham Mulley

Demographic trends confirm what clinicians already know - they are spending increasing amounts of time dealing with older people. This new <i>ABC</i> provides an introduction to the new and increasing challenges of treating older patients in a ...

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Adult Stem Cells in Aging, Diseases and Cancer

by Rudolph, K.L.

The functionality of adult tissue stem cells from various organ systems declines during aging. This publication summarizes novel molecular mechanisms responsible for the development of aging-associated deficiencies as discussed by leading ...

ISBN: 9783318027327

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Advancing Conversations

Aubrey De Grey - Advocate For An Indefinite Human Lifespan

by Douglas Lain & Aubrey de Grey

<span><span>Advancing Conversations is a line of interview books documenting conversations with artists, authors, philosophers, economists, scientists, and activists whose works are aimed at the future and at progress. The biogerontologist ...

ISBN: 9781785353970

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Second Edition

by Lim, Jennifer I.

<P>Addressing a major condition affecting millions worldwide, this source compiles the most practical and groundbreaking research on the etiology, assessment, and treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). With full-color illustrations

ISBN: 9781420019865

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Ageing Well: Nutrition, Health, and Social Interventions

by Dangour, Alan D.

Many current public health actions and policies aimed at older people revolve around the often prevailing view that failing health is a consequence of ageing. It is now clear that it is possible to postpone or even prevent much of the ...

ISBN: 9781420007565

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Aging and Health - A Systems Biology Perspective

by Yashin, A.I.

Aging is a major risk factor for chronic diseases, which in turn can provide information about the aging of a biological system. This publication serves as an introduction to systems biology and its application to biological aging. Key pathways ...

ISBN: 9783318027303

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Aging: An Encyclopedia for Adding Years to Your Life and Life to Your Years

by Arthur F. Beringause

<P>As the number of old persons increases dramatically, information is the one thing both the young who are trying to take care of the old and the elderly who are trying to take care of themselves need to assuage concerns and solve problems that

ISBN: 9781462833122

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Alcohol and Coffee Use in the Aging

by Watson, Ronald Ross

As we age, our physiology changes. Also, we tend to place less emphasis on proper nutrition. The more elderly we grow, the less resistant we become to major diseases such as cancer and heart disease. This state of affairs renders the elderly ...

ISBN: 9781420038941

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Alopecias - Practical Evaluation and Management

by Ioannides, D.

Hair is subject to either intrinsic (i.e. physiological) aging or extrinsic (i.e. premature) aging that can be attributed to external factors. The intrinsic factors can be associated with genetic mechanisms and are subject to individual ...

ISBN: 9783318027754

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Alzheimer's Disease: Targets for New Clinical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies

by Wegrzyn, Renee D.

<P>In recent years, a tremendous amount of effort has been focused on better understanding the fundamentals of Alzheimer's disease (AD) to facilitate early and accurate diagnosis and appropriately targeted therapeutic treatments. ...

ISBN: 9781439827093

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 24, 2004: Intergenerational Relations Across Time and Place

by Silverstein, Merril, PhD

<p>This volume examines the importance of time and place, as applied to aging families. In the first section, chapters focus on the temporal dimension of intergenerational relations using frameworks from human development, sociology, social ...

ISBN: 9780826197979

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 29, 2009

Life-Course Perspectives on Late Life Health Inequalities

by Toni C. Antonucci, PhD, PhD James Jackson, PhD & PhD Harvey Sterns, PhD

<p>It is increasingly recognized that an individual's experience of old age is fundamentally influenced by their earlier life experiences. This volume of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics begins with an overview of the theoretical ...

ISBN: 9780826105127

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 32, 2012

Emerging Perspectives on Resilience in Adulthood and Later Life

by Bert Hayslip, Jr., PhD

<p>"This collection is a timely and excellent contribution to the study of resilience and the field of gerontology."--<b>Anthropology and Aging Quarterly</b></p><p>This state-of-the science, multidisciplinary <i>Annual Review of Gerontology and ...

ISBN: 9780826108753

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 33, 2013

Healthy Longevity

by Jean-Marie Robine, PhD, Carol Jagger, PhD & Eileen Crimmins, PhD

<p>Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-oldónonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our ...

ISBN: 9780826109958

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 34, 2014

Genetics

by Toni C. Antonucci, PhD

<p>Enormous advances in our knowledge of genetic contributions to aging and disease, and in our understanding of the potential for manipulation of the aging process, have taken place during the past 20 years. This is the first volume in decades ...

ISBN: 9780826199669

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 35, 2015

Subjective Aging: New Developments and Future Directions

by Manfred Diehl, PhD & Hans-Werner Wahl, PhD

<p>How do individuals perceive the experience of aging? Can this perception predict such developmental outcomes as functional health or mortality? The 35th volume of <b>ARGG</b> encompasses the most current and fruitful research findings about ...

ISBN: 9780826196521

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Assisted Living Administration

The Knowledge Base, Second Edition

by James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

<p>Assisted living, the fastest growing residential option, burst upon the American landscape in the late 1980ís. These facilities serve persons who no longer are able to live independently and need help with the activities of daily living, but ...

ISBN: 9780826115089

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Cardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient

Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition'

by David J. Stott & Gordon D. O. Lowe

<p>As improvements in living conditions and advances in modern medicine lead to increased life expectancy and the number of older adults world-wide continues to grow, so the number of older individuals with cardiac and cerebrovascular disease is

ISBN: 9781118447673

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Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly, Fourth Edition

by Aronow, Wilbert S.

<P>Individuals 65 years of age or older currently account for over eighty percent of all cardiovascular disease-related deaths. With advances and breakthroughs in modern medicine that are allowing people to live longer, the number of older ...

ISBN: 9781420061710

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