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Age Power: How the 21st Century Will Be Ruled by the New Old

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Publisher Comments:

In this breakthrough book, Dychtwald explains how individuals, businesses, and governments can best prepare for a new era in which the priorities of our homes and nation will be set by the needs and desires of the elderly. He surveys how each of us must make individual decisions right now to "age-proof" our lives.

Synopsis:

As seen on PBS, bestselling author Ken Dychtwald reveals how the aging of thebaby boom generation will forever reshape our homes, families, and businessesand how we can be prepared.

About the Author

The bestselling author of books such as Age Wave and Bodymind, Dr. Ken Dychtwald is a psychologist, gerontologist, lecturer, and the founding president of Age Wave, LLC. He is widely viewed as the nation's foremost authority on the aging.

Table of Contents

Age Power Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter One: Age Power

Chapter Two: The New Wild, Wild West of Human Enhancement and Life Extension

Chapter Three: The Age Wave Is Coming: Is the World Ready for Elder Boomers?

Chapter Four: The Changing Markers of Aging

Chapter Five: Tithonus' Revenge or Healthy Aging?

Chapter Six: The Caregiving Crunch

Chapter Seven: Financial Wake-Up Call

Chapter Eight: Intergenerational Relations: Melting Pot or Gerassic Park?

Conclusion: The Age of Power

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585420438
Author:
Dychtwald, Ken
Publisher:
Tarcher
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Gerontology
Subject:
Aging
Subject:
Future Studies
Subject:
Baby boom generation
Subject:
Twenty-first century
Subject:
Social prediction
Subject:
Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Subject:
Baby boom generation -- United States.
Subject:
Sociology-Aging
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. 00-4754
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.16x5.98x.75 in. .69 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Aging
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