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Age Smart: Discovering the Fountain of Youth at Midlife and Beyond (paperback)

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Age Smart: Discovering the Fountain of Youth at Midlife and Beyond (paperback)

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Body, mind, spirit, work, money: The quick, fun, easy-to-use guide to living a longer, better, happier life!

  • Getting better with age: Exclusive, intimate interviews with Jimmy Carter, Helen Gurley Brown, Robert Mondavi, C. Everett Koop, and others pioneering the future of aging!
  • Practical techniques you can start using right now to protect your health and financial future.
  • Foreward by Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., recognized internationally as the "father of aerobics" and the leading spokesman for the preventative medicine movement.

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  • Copyright 2006
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 256
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-273678-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-273678-7
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6886-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6886-5

Americans are embracing an entirely new way of aging: one that's based on staying productive, staying active, and staying young in body and mind. Jeffrey A. Rosensweig and Betty Liu share strategies for bringing together all the elements of a long, happy, fulfilling, connected life. Starting today, you'll learn how to take advantage of the latest sciences of health and longevity... leverage today's most powerful techniques for protecting your financial security... find or keep the work you love... pursue a path to deepen your own personal spirituality, whatever form it may take. No Pink Pants is packed with easy-to-use tips and guidelines for everything from your portfolio to your medical insurance. The heart of the book: intimate interviews with individuals celebrated for what they've learned about getting better with age:  powerful role models ranging from Jimmy Carter to Helen Gurley Brown, Robert Mondavi to C. Everett Koop. Learn from their experiences; then use this book's easy worksheets to take control of your own future!

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Table of Contents

Foreword  xv

Introduction  xvii

Chapter 1:  Just Say No to Pink Pants  1

PART I:  YOUR BODY  23

Chapter 2:  No Excuses! Exercising Is Key to Staying Young  25

Chapter 3:  Eat the Right Stuff  43

PART II:  YOUR MIND  69

Chapter 4:  Taking Care of Your Brain  71

Chapter 5:  Staying Curious  81

Chapter 6:  Practice Optimism  97

PART III:  YOUR SOUL  113

Chapter 7:  Nurturing Your Soul  115

Chapter 8:  Socialize Your Way to Health  121

Chapter 9:  Having Purpose  133

PART IV:  YOUR MONEY AND YOUR JOB  147

Chapter 10:  Don’t Let the Money Control You: Saving Smart for Lifelong Security and Success  149

Chapter 11:  Growing Your Wealth: Investing Well  159

Chapter 12:  To Defer (or Not to Defer) Taxes  173

Chapter 13:  Get Out of the Dilbert Syndrome: When a Second Career Just Might Be the Answer  181

Conclusion  205

Appendix:  The Baby Boomer Factor and Life Expectancy  211

Index  223

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