Winning strategies for successful aging / Eric Pfeiffer.

For anyone who is approaching a 65th birthday with trepidation, this valuable book offers heartening advice on navigating the later years of life. Dr. Eric Pfeiffer, who for thirty years has cared for--and learned from--elderly people, addresses with compassion and deep understanding the multitude o...

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Main Author: Pfeiffer, Eric, 1935- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2013.
Series:Yale University Press health & wellness.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • You have a whole generation of life left to live
  • prepare accordingly
  • Understand what successful aging is, and then plan to do it
  • Choose your ideal place to live
  • Know who you are
  • and do something
  • Make your relationships and social life a high priority
  • Insist on good health
  • everything else depends on it
  • Stay mentally healthy
  • Care for your brain to keep your memory sharp
  • Hold on to your money so you don't outlive it
  • Exercise every day, and make it fun
  • Protect your independence
  • Embrace your inner, spiritual self
  • Maintain your sexual life
  • Give charitably, and reap the rewards
  • Plan for a good good-bye
  • Know these secrets of successful living.