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

Robert N. Butler - Medical - 2010 - 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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Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone ...

Joanne Koenig Coste, Robert N. Butler - Health & Fitness - 2004 - 240 pages
A new approach to dealing with Alzheimer's disease offers a five step method for caring for people with progressive dementia, while offering hundreds of practical tips to ease ...
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Longevity and Quality of Life: Opportunities and Challenges

Robert N. Butler, Claude Jasmin - Medical - 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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Cognitive Decline: Strategies for Prevention

H. M. Fillit, R. N. Butler - Medical - 1997 - 138 pages
Cognitive Decline - Strategies for Prevention examines the problems associated with our understanding of the ageing brain, whether or not such decline is inevitable and if ...
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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, Jacob A. Brody - Medical - 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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