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A Short Guide to a Long Life
A Short Guide to a Long Life
by David B. Agus MD
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One of the world’s leading doctors and bestselling author presents the simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy, and productive life. In his #1 New York Times bestselling book, The End of Illness, Dr. David B. Agus... (read more)

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Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up
Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up
by James Hollis
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What does it really mean to be a grown up in today’s world? We assume that once we “get it together” with the right job, marry the right person, have children, and buy a home, all is settled and well. But adulthood presents varying... (read more)

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Aging As a Spiritual Practice: a Contemplative Guide To Growing Older and Wiser (12 Edition)
Aging As a Spiritual Practice: a Contemplative Guide To Growing Older and Wiser (12 Edition)
by Lewis Richmond
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The bestselling author of Work as a Spiritual Practice presents a new vision of the aging process, awakening a spirit of fulfillment and transformation. Everything changes. For Buddhist priest and meditation teacher Lewis Richmond, this fundamental... (read more)

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The Second Half of Life
The Second Half of Life
by Angeles Arrien
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When you find the courage to change at midlife, Angeles Arrien teaches, a miracle happens. Your character is opened, deepened, strengthened, softened. You return to your soul's highest values. You are now prepared to create your legacy: an imprint of... (read more)

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The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest
The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest
by Dan Buettner
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Read about one of the Blue Zones in this October 2012 article from The New York Times, "The Island Where People Forget to Die": http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/28/magazine/the-island-where-people-forget-to-die.html?pagewanted=all&_r... (read more)

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From Age-Ing to Sage-Ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older
From Age-Ing to Sage-Ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older
by Z Schachter Shalomi
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In this revolutionary and compassionate book, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi guides older Americans through a spiritual transformation. He teaches readers how to use their life experiences to enrich their elder years, face mortality, repair relationships... (read more)

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The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully
The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully
by Joan Chittister
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Not only accepting but celebrating getting old, this inspirational and illuminating work looks at the many facets of the aging process, from purposes and challenges to struggles and surprises.... (read more)

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The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older
The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older
by Kathleen Dowling Singh
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Learn to use your later years for awakening and spiritual growth. Encouraging, inspiring, and practical, The Grace in Aging invites all those who have ever experienced spiritual longing to awaken in their twilight years. Since aging, in and of itself... (read more)

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My Mother, Your Mother: Embracing "Slow Medicine" the Compassionate Approach to Caring for Your Aging Loved Ones
My Mother, Your Mother: Embracing "Slow Medicine" the Compassionate Approach to Caring for Your Aging Loved Ones
by Dennis Mccullough
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A seasoned geriatrician offers baby boomers a timely, nuanced, and groundbreaking approach to caring for elderly parents in their final years through what he terms Slow Medicine--the measured treatment of less is more that improves the quality of a... (read more)

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The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty
The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty
by Carolyn Heilbrun
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The astute and ever eloquent Carolyn Heilbrun, author of the bestselling "Writing a Woman's Life", muses on the emotional and intellectual insights that have brought her to "choose each day for now, to live".... (read more)

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Successful aging
Successful aging
by John W Rowe
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Here at last is a compelling and inspiring presentation of what determines how well we age--the results of the MacArthur Foundation Study of Aging in America, which show how to maintain optimum physical and mental strength throughout later life. Research... (read more)

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What Makes Olga Run?: The Mystery of the 90-Something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us about Living Longer, Happier Lives
What Makes Olga Run?: The Mystery of the 90-Something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us about Living Longer, Happier Lives
by Bruce Grierson
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A fascinating look at the way we age today and the extent to which we can shape the process In What Makes Olga Run? Bruce Grierson explores what the wild success of a ninety-four-year-old track star can tell us about how our bodies and minds age. Olga... (read more)

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Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent
Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent
by Grace Lebow
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Do You Have An Aging Parent Who -- Blames you for everything that goes wrong?Cannot tolerate being alone, wants you all the time?Is obsessed with health problems, real, or imagined?Make unreasonable and/or irrational demands of you?Is hostile, negative... (read more)

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The Edge Effect: Achieve Total Health and Longevity with the Balanced Brain Advantage
The Edge Effect: Achieve Total Health and Longevity with the Balanced Brain Advantage
by Eric Braverman
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Dr. Braverman, a leading figure in the practice of brain-body health care, reveals the dramatic impact that proper brain nourishment can have on the quality of lives. His key to longevity and well-being is balancing the brain's four important... (read more)

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Ageless: The Naked Truth about Bioidentical Hormones
Ageless: The Naked Truth about Bioidentical Hormones
by Suzanne Somers
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In this eagerly anticipated follow-up to "The Sexy Years," Somers gives an inspiring, medically validated approach to the aging process and maintaining a healthy, vibrant, sexually active life--no matter what one's age. (Consumer Health)... (read more)

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Still Riding at 80
Still Riding at 80
by Helen Hills
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Still Riding at 80 with profiles of twenty elder riders and drivers offers insights into the physical, emotional, and mental challenges of riding, driving, and keeping horses as one grows older. The author Helen Hills, herself still riding at 80 as of... (read more)

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Aging as a Spiritual Practice: A Contemplative Guide to Growing Older and Wiser
Aging as a Spiritual Practice: A Contemplative Guide to Growing Older and Wiser
by Lewis Richmond
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The bestselling author of Work as a Spiritual Practice presents a new vision of the aging process, awakening a spirit of fulfillment and transformation. Everything changes. For Buddhist priest and meditation teacher Lewis Richmond, this fundamental... (read more)

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Grow Younger, Live Longer: Ten Steps to Reverse Aging
Grow Younger, Live Longer: Ten Steps to Reverse Aging
by Deepak Chopra
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In a new book that extends the consciousness-based approach of megabestseller Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, Deepak Chopra, M.D., and his colleague David Simon, M.D., present ten practical steps that will enable readers to reset their biological age (which... (read more)

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Building Bone Vitality: A Revolutionary Diet Plan to Prevent Bone Loss and Reverse Osteoporosis--Without Dairy Foods, Calcium, Estrogen, or Dr
Building Bone Vitality: A Revolutionary Diet Plan to Prevent Bone Loss and Reverse Osteoporosis--Without Dairy Foods, Calcium, Estrogen, or Dr
by Amy Lanou
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Calcium pills don't work. Dairy products don't strengthen bones. Drugs may be dangerous. For years, doctors have been telling us to drink milk, eat dairy products, and take calcium pills to improve our bone vitality. The problem is, theyre wrong. This... (read more)

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The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest
The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest
by Dan Buettner
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A New York Times Bestseller! With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you may live up to a decade longer. Whats the prescription for success? National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies... (read more)

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