Healthy Aging For DummiesNew
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Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically, even as they’re getting older. It covers tips and advice on choosing the ideal physician; starting an exercise program; learning to meditate; taking the right vitamins and herbs; dealing with or preventing heart disease, cancer, and dementia; replacing negative thinking with positive thinking; and building memory and learning skills.
About the Authors Brent J. Agin, MD, has been in private practice for the last five years and is recognized by the community as the go-to medical advisor in the field of healthy aging. He sees patients of all ages and maintains a diverse array of clientele, including professional athletes and celebrities. He’s board certified in family medicine, receiving both his undergraduate degree and his MD at Michigan State University. He completed his internship and residency at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Agin offers family medicine, but his practice also provides aesthetics and weight loss assistance. He’s the medical director of Novus Medical Detox, which provides private detoxification for multiple addictions. With a strong interest in nutrition, he’s developed a supplement line and all-natural, rapid weight loss program, The TRIM Diet (www.trimlifestyle.com), while doing dietary and weight-loss consulting nationally.
In his free time, Dr. Agin enjoys golf, soccer, and fishing. He lives in Palm Harbor, Florida, with his wife Cindy and their two daughters.
Sharon Perkins is an RN with over 20 years of experience and an author of six For Dummies series books. She enjoys both jobs equally but enjoys her three grandchildren, five children, two daughters-in-law, one son-in-law, family, and friends more! She lives in New Jersey but spends a lot of time gallivanting around the country.