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Living the Good Long Life: A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others

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Martha Stewart’s engaging handbook for living your healthiest life after 40 — with expertise from doctors and specialists on eating, exercise, wellness, home, and organizing, as well as caring for others.

Martha Stewart’s Living the Good Long Life is a practical guide unlike any other: honest and upbeat, with clear and motivating charts, resources, and tips from doctors and wellness specialists. From the best ways to organize your home to protecting your mental well-being and appearance as you age, this book gives accessible ideas that you can incorporate every day. And when it’s time to explore caregiving for others, you’ll know how to enrich their quality of life while preventing your own fatigue.

Martha’s 10 Golden Rules for Successful Aging provide a framework for chapters that cover your changing needs with every decade, including:

  • Healthy Eating: Stock a healthy pantry for your dietary needs.
  • Healthy Fitness: Stand strong on your feet by increasing your balance, endurance, and flexibility.
  • A Healthy Brain: Stimulate new brain activity to prevent memory loss.
  • A Healthy Outlook: Maintain a sense of daily purpose by strengthening social connections.
  • Healthy Living Every Day: Medicate wisely while paying attention to aches and pains.
  • Healthy Looks: Take care of your skin and match your makeup to your age.
  • Healthy Home: Create a home that is a reflection of how you want to live.
  • Healthy Living into the Future: Be your own wellness CEO to prevent future illness.
  • Healthy Caring: Prepare for helping others while caring for yourself, and much more!

Healthy living begins with establishing small habits, and with Living the Good Long Life you’ll have a dependable source for thriving in your 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond.

About the Author

MARTHA STEWART is the author of dozens of bestselling books on cooking, entertaining, gardening, weddings, and decorating. She founded THE MARTHA STEWART CENTER FOR LIVING (MSCL) at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, a primary care practice that specializes in treating geriatric health conditions, as well as offering activities, classes and programs designed to help older adults get active and stay active well into old age.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

The Ten Golden Rules for Successful Aging

 

Part 1: Healthy Living Today

Chapter 1: Healthy Eating

Chapter 2: Healthy Fitness

Chapter 3: Healthy Brain

Chapter 4: Healthy Outlook

Chapter 5: Healthy Living Every Day

Chapter 6: Healthy Looks

Chapter 7: Healthy Home

Part 2: Healthy Living into Tomorrow

Chapter 8: Healthy Living into the Future

Chapter 9: Healthy Caring

 

Resources

Endnotes

Suggested reading

Acknowledgments

Photo credits

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307462886
Subtitle:
A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others
Author:
Stewart, Martha
Publisher:
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Subject:
Aging
Subject:
Sociology-Aging
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7.39 x 1.14 in 1.78 lb

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