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The Resource The real truth about aging : a survival guide for older adults and caregivers, Neil Shulman, Michael A. Silverman, Adam G. Golden

The real truth about aging : a survival guide for older adults and caregivers, Neil Shulman, Michael A. Silverman, Adam G. Golden

Label
The real truth about aging : a survival guide for older adults and caregivers
Title
The real truth about aging
Title remainder
a survival guide for older adults and caregivers
Statement of responsibility
Neil Shulman, Michael A. Silverman, Adam G. Golden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
612.6/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP86
LC item number
.S527 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 104 S562r 2009
Label
The real truth about aging : a survival guide for older adults and caregivers, Neil Shulman, Michael A. Silverman, Adam G. Golden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Fighting the aging clock -- What does it mean to grow old? -- What happens to our bodies as we age? -- The real truth about preventive medicine -- The facts about anti-aging therapies-- Do I need hormone replacement therapy? -- Which vitamins and herbal supplements should seniors take? -- The real truth about exercise -- Avoiding the common dangers of medications -- Part 2. The twenty-first-century healthcare system -- Emerging trends of healthcare for the elderly -- Making the most of your doctor's visit -- Whom can I turn to for help? -- Why do some people hate nursing homes? -- Dangers encountered when seniors are transferred to the ER or hospital -- Part 3. Caring for the frail senior -- Falls are a serious problem -- Osteoporosis and broken bones -- Why is rehab so important? -- Helping patients move around safely -- Minimizing the risk of infectious diseases -- How not to lose weight! -- The truth about feeding tubes -- Taking care of older adults who are incontinent -- Depression can be a real bummer -- Can dementia be prevented or treated? -- Treating the behavioral problems associated with dementia -- Difficulty sleeping -- Why do people get bedsores? -- What can be done to control pain? -- Part 4. Planning ahead before it's too late -- Growing old is expensive -- When is it time to give up driving? -- What you need to know before you travel! -- Are you prepared for a hurricane or other disaster? -- The time to discuss end-of-life issues is now! -- The dying process
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9781591027195
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009-005802
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000754903
  • (OCoLC)ocn262889533
  • (OCoLC)ocm262889533
  • 4430-85960
  • (OCoLC)262889533
Label
The real truth about aging : a survival guide for older adults and caregivers, Neil Shulman, Michael A. Silverman, Adam G. Golden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Fighting the aging clock -- What does it mean to grow old? -- What happens to our bodies as we age? -- The real truth about preventive medicine -- The facts about anti-aging therapies-- Do I need hormone replacement therapy? -- Which vitamins and herbal supplements should seniors take? -- The real truth about exercise -- Avoiding the common dangers of medications -- Part 2. The twenty-first-century healthcare system -- Emerging trends of healthcare for the elderly -- Making the most of your doctor's visit -- Whom can I turn to for help? -- Why do some people hate nursing homes? -- Dangers encountered when seniors are transferred to the ER or hospital -- Part 3. Caring for the frail senior -- Falls are a serious problem -- Osteoporosis and broken bones -- Why is rehab so important? -- Helping patients move around safely -- Minimizing the risk of infectious diseases -- How not to lose weight! -- The truth about feeding tubes -- Taking care of older adults who are incontinent -- Depression can be a real bummer -- Can dementia be prevented or treated? -- Treating the behavioral problems associated with dementia -- Difficulty sleeping -- Why do people get bedsores? -- What can be done to control pain? -- Part 4. Planning ahead before it's too late -- Growing old is expensive -- When is it time to give up driving? -- What you need to know before you travel! -- Are you prepared for a hurricane or other disaster? -- The time to discuss end-of-life issues is now! -- The dying process
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9781591027195
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009-005802
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000754903
  • (OCoLC)ocn262889533
  • (OCoLC)ocm262889533
  • 4430-85960
  • (OCoLC)262889533

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