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Author Williams, Mark E.

Title The art and science of aging well : a physician's guide to a healthy body, mind, and spirit / Mark E. Williams, M.D.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    612.67 WIL    Available
Description xvii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note "This book was published with the assistance of the Lilian R. Furst Fund of the University of North Carolina Press."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Aging secret 1 : appreciate your reality. You'll probably grow old ; Eight aging myths you don't have to fall for ; Views of aging through human history ; Why we age -- Aging secret 2 : challenge your body. How our bodies age ; Why bother exercising? ; What should we eat? ; Specific ways to challenge your body -- Aging secret 3 : stimulate your intellect. Aging and memory ; Intelligence and creativity ; The value of sleep ; Specific ways to stimulate your intellect -- Aging secret 4 : manage your emotions. Recognizing the emotional baggage of aging ; Self-image and shifting roles ; Specific emotions and ways to manage them -- Aging secret 5 : nurture your spirit. Will anybody care? ; Resting in peace ; Specific ways to nurture your spirit.
Subject Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Aging -- Physiological aspects.
Memory in old age.
ISBN 9781469627397 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1469627396 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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