Healthy Aging: Challenges and Solutions

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Ken Dychtwald
Aspen Publishers, 1999 - Medical - 415 pages
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In Healthy Aging: Challenges and Solutions, the nation's leading exper ts, researchers, analysts, and educators present their frustrations, f indings, insights, and recommendations on what current research reveal s about the promise of healthy aging, how we are unprepared for the lo ng-term chronic needs of an aging population, and why we need to rethi nk how the nation spends health care dollars. Edited by Dr. Ken Dychtw ald, one of the nation's foremost visionaries and leading authorities on the aging of America, this anthology will open your eyes to our nat ion's lack of readiness to meet the staggering health care needs of an aging society, and what must be done to head off the fast-approaching health care logjam.

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Contents

Revolution in Longevity
19
Successful Aging
27
Maximizing Cognitive and Physical Function
33
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Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., is a psychologist, gerontologist, public speaker, and bestselling author of 15 books. A frequent guest in the media and an adviser to companies, organizations, and governments throughout the world, he is widely viewed as North America's most visionary, original thinker regarding the personal, social, and global impact of increasing longevity and the "age wave.

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