May is Older Americans Month
May 6, 2020
Become informed about current health and social advances for older Americans when you read these books.
A New Way to Age: The Most Cutting Edge Advances in Anti-Aging, written by Suzanne Somers, “Life just gets better and better for health guru and American sweetheart Suzanne Somers as the years pass — and so do her books! At 72, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Knockout and Ageless is back with revolutionary insights and advice from the best and brightest minds in the field of anti-aging. ” The content includes information on bioidentical hormones, toxins’ effect on the gut, the latest in heart health, and cutting-edge advances such as telomere lengthening, use of stem cells, and non-THC cannabis for pain relief.
Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing as We Age, written by Mary Pipher, a psychologist, discusses the challenges women face as they age, physically, socially, and culturally. She examines the issues of loss, loneliness, caregiving, and ageism, and provides techniques that will help women cope with these issues. Women are encouraged to form and maintain relationships with family and friends and to partake in social activities.
Successful Aging: A Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives written by Daniel Levitin, tells the reader how to age successfully by being health-focused not disease-focused. He offers techniques to compensate for the aging brain and senses, as well as advice on maintaining good habits in nutrition, exercise, sleep, and social activity. Finally, Dr. Levitin emphasizes the importance of an optimistic outlook on life.