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The Merck Manual of Health & Aging: The Comprehensive Guide to the Changes and Challenges of Aging-For Older Adults and Those Who Care for and about T

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Publisher Comments:

"A VALUABLE RESOURCE FOR ANYONE WHO SEEKS A HEALTHIER OLD AGE FOR THEMSELVES OR THEIR LOVED ONES.”

-William D. Novelli, CEO, AARP

If aging were an open book, it would be The Merck Manual of Health & Aging. From one of the most trusted names in medical reference comes an accessible, all-inclusive guide for older adults that shares what measures to take to optimize the aging process, prevent disease, and improve your overall health. This comprehensive book also explains the health care system and the disorders seniors are most likely to experience. Inside youll discover clear, authoritative information on

• preventive medical care and good nutrition

• common medical disorders in older adults

• strategies for coping with disease

• steps for finding the best in medical care

• how to communicate with health care practitioners

• the role of alternative and complementary medicine

• the benefits and risks of medical tests

• the challenges of caregiving and rehabilitation

• how the body ages

• safe, easy-to-follow cardio exercises

• the social, legal, and ethical issues of aging

Also featuring candid essays by seniors who share their insights and personal experiences on growing older, The Merck Manual of Health & Aging is an essential home reference for making your later years truly golden.

Synopsis:

This comprehensive guide to the changes and challenges of aging--for older adults and those who care for and about them--details both the normal psychological changes of aging, and provides in-depth information on health care needs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345482747
Editor:
Beers, Mark H.
Editor:
Jones, Thomas V.
Manufactured:
Merck & Co Inc
Editor:
Jones, Thomas V.
Editor:
Berkwits, Michael
Editor:
Beers, Mark H.
Author:
Merck
Author:
Merck & Co Inc
Author:
co
Author:
Beers, Mark H.
Author:
Merck & Co., Inc.
Author:
&
Editor:
Berkwits, Michael
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Longevity
Subject:
Aging - General
Subject:
Older people - Health and hygiene
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Subject:
Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
992
Dimensions:
9.22x6.56x1.38 in. 2.75 lbs.

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Aging
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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Reference
History and Social Science » Sociology » Aging

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