Part I: Aging 101
Chapter 1. It's Only Aging, Get a Grip!
Chapter 2. What's Normal Aging? Or, 80 Isn't 60
Chapter 3. Better Living through Chemistry?
Chapter 4. More or Less: What's Right for You When It Comes to Health Care
Chapter 5. An Ounce of Prevention
Part II: What Really Matters As You Grow Older
Chapter 6. Mind Matters
Chapter 7. Energy Cycles
Chapter 8. Ups and Downs
Chapter 9. Balancing Acts
Chapter 10. Sleep Cycles
Chapter 11. Urine Trouble
Chapter 12. All Eyes and Ears
Chapter 13. Aches and Pains
Chapter 14. Gut Feelings
Chapter 15. Weighing In
Chapter 16. Sex Talk
Part III: Difficult Decisions
Chapter 17. Making Difficult Decisions
Chapter 18. To Move or Not to Move
Chapter 19. Do I Need to Stop Driving?
Chapter 20. Who Will Speak for Me?
1. Personal Emergency Response Systems
2. Assistive Devices
3. Getting Ready to Meet with Your Doctor
Your indispensable guide to taking charge of the second half of your life.
Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD (NEW YORK, NY), is the Gerald and May Ellen Ritter Professor and Vice Chair Emeritus for the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is the editor-in-chief of the monthly newsletter Focus on Healthy Aging and coeditor of the fourth edition of Geriatric Medicine