Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
Physiology of Aging.
1: Aging under the Microscope.
2: Aging across the Globe.
3: Aging in the United States.
4: Aging and Its Impact on the Body.
5: Can You Lengthen Your Life?.
6: Quality of Life.
7: Exercise and Physical Activity.
9: Skin Care and Aging.
10: Nutrition and Aging.
11: Older Adults and Cognitive Health.
12: Sexuality and Aging.
13: Mental and Emotional Health.
Aging-Associated Diseases and Medical Conditions.
15: Aging-Associated Cancers.
16: Vascular Disorders.
17: Eye Disorders.
18: Gastrointestinal (GI) Disorders.
19: Hormonal Imbalances.
20: Falls (Instability).
21: Mental Disorders.
22: Musculoskeletal Disorders.
23: Neurodegenerative Disorders.
24: Respiratory Disorders.
25: Renal Disorders.
26: Substance Abuse.
27: Heat Stroke.
28: Stay Healthy after 50.
29: Pain Management.
30: Medicines: Use Them Wisely.
31: Leaving the Hospital.
32: Complementary and Integrative Health for Older Adults.
33: Online Health Information: Is It Reliable?.
34: Assistive Technology.
35: Personal Safety.
36: Caregiver Stress.
Senior Living Options and End-of-Life Care.
37: Deciding What Living Solution Is Best.
38: Housing Options for Seniors.
39: Growing Old at Home.
40: Home Improvement Assistance.
41: Independence and Mobility.
42: Long-Term Care.
43: Choosing a Nursing Home or Other Long-Term Care.
44: End-of-Life Care.
Legal and Economic Issues Related to Aging.
45: Advance Care Planning.
46: Getting Your Affairs in Order.
47: Beware of Health Scams.
48: Paying for Care.
49: Health Coverage for Retirees.
50: Pension Counseling.
Additional Help and Information.
51: Glossary of Aging Terms.
52: Directory of Resources That Provide Information about Aging.