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The Longevity Revolution: The Benefits and Challenges of Living a Long Life

Robert N. Butler - Medical - 2009 - 576 pages
Pulitzer-prize winning author Dr. Robert Butler coined the term "ageism" and made "Alzheimer's" a familiar word. Now he brings his formidable knowledge and experience in aging ...
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Longevity and Quality of Life: Opportunities and Challenges. [Proceedings of ...

Robert N. Butler, Claude Jasmin - Family & Relationships - 2000 - 321 pages
Nations around the world are experiencing a spectacular increase in longevity. Society as a whole is being challenged by issues arising from this revolution in longevity ...
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The New Love and Sex After 60

Robert N. Butler, Myrna I. Lewis - Family & Relationships - 2002 - 380 pages
Discusses misconceptions about the aging process; looks at medical problems, fitness, dating, remarriage, and emotional problems; and includes advice on starting new social ...
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Midlife love life

Robert N. Butler, Myrna I. Lewis - Medical - 1988 - 204 pages
Describes normal physical changes and the effects of common medical problems--both physical and emotional--on sex and includes new information on diagnostic and surgical ...
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Life in an older America

Robert N. Butler, Lawrence K. Grossman, Mia R. Oberlink - Business & Economics - 1999 - 287 pages
This collection of essays, cosponsored by The Century Foundation/ Twentieth Century Fund and the International Longevity Center, explores the wide-ranging economic and social ...
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Delaying the onset of late-life dysfunction

Robert N. Butler - Health & Fitness - 1995 - 255 pages
This volume presents the most current medical strategies for postponing the onset of chronic illnesses and other functional losses associated with aging. Expert authors point ...
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Aging & mental health: positive psychosocial approaches

Robert N. Butler, Ann C. Beckingham, Myrna I. Lewis - Health & Fitness - 1973 - 306 pages
This new resource represents the first Canadian publication in the field of gerontological nursing. The author focuses on the healthy elderly in the community as well as ...
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