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A variety of materials for seniors that cover topics from nutrition and emotional well-being to exercising safely... and a few titles just for fun!


Aging with attitude : growing older with dignity and vitality Cover
Robert Levine
This book includes strategies to optimize self-esteem as well as health. Covers topics such as nutrition, education, mind stimulation, sexuality, and social activities, as well as common diseases in older people and how those disorders change self-perception.
305.26 Lev
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Easy chair exercises: easy sitting pilates & calisthenics Cover
Geraldine Rawls
Sunshine
This easy sitting exercise DVD is good for seniors, elderly, and physical therapy. Slow paced Pilates and stretching exercises. Improve strength, flexibility, mobility and balance.
613.71 Eas
DVD
Apr 22, 2013
Healthy aging for dummies Cover
Brent Agin
Sharon Perkins
This book explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically. Advice on choosing the right physician, starting an exercise program, meditation, vitamins and herbs, and replacing negative thinking.
LP 613.0434 Agi
Book
Apr 22, 2013
How to make the rest of your life the best of your life Cover
Mark Victor Hansen
Art Linkletter
Much more than a pep talk about maintaining a youthful attitude in our Second Prime. Hansen and Linkletter motivate us to find greater purpose and passion in what we do, making the rest of our lives the best ever.
646.79 Han
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Journeywell : a guide to quality aging Cover
Trish Herbert
Journeywell provides a framework and an experience for examining the depth and mystery of your journey. It asks questions, has exercises, quotes, stories, and information. What have been some of the choice moments? What are you proud of? Who were the powerful people in your life?
305.26 Her
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Life gets better: the unexpected pleasures of growing older Cover
Wendy Lustbader
Experiences told through first-person stories. Lustbader discovered that rather than experiencing a decline from youth, aging people were happier, more courageous, and more interested in being true to their inner selves than were young people.
LP 155.67 Lus
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Live young, think young, be young...at any age Cover
Donald M. Vickery
Larry Matson
Carol Vickery
The Aging Syndrome, the core idea in this book, explains the aging process by using three pillars: intrinsic aging, the aging process that no one understands; disuse, both physical and mental; and chronic disease processes, which begin in childhood or sometimes in the womb.
612.67 Vic
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Long for this world : the strange science of immortality Cover
Jonathan Weiner
A rollicking scientific adventure story is science writing of the highest order and with the highest stakes. Could we live forever? And if we could-- would we want to?
612.68 Wei
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Master class : living longer, stronger, and happier Cover
Peter Spiers
They can be seen in communities throughout the country - - those amazingly hale, hearty, and happy older folks who are having fun, have a million friends, are sharp as tacks, and look like they'll live forever. Their secret revealed is an active lifestyle that blends moving, thinking, socializing and creating.
305.26 Spi
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Somewhere towards the end Cover
Diana Athill
Freed from any of the inhibitions that even she may once have had, Diana Athill reflects candidly, and sometimes with great humor, on the condition of being old. Athill presents a lively narrative of the people and experiences that have taught her to regret very little, to resist despondency, and to question the beliefs and customs of her generation.
LP B Ath
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Special exits : a graphic memoir Cover
Joyce Farmer
Chronicles the final years of Lars and Rachel's lives, their relationship with one another and with their daughter, and how they cope with the emotional fragility of the most taxing time in their lives.
741.5973 Far
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Stronger seniors workout program. Stretch & strength Cover
Anne Pringle Burnell
A workout routine specifically for seniors, performed at a slow, relaxing pace. The chair exercises will increase flexibility, provide a renewed sense of balance and well-being, develop strength, and enhance the ability to function for seniors.
613.70446 Str
DVD
Apr 22, 2013
The 17 day plan to stop aging Cover
Mike Moreno
Offers strategies for increasing longevity, discussing exercise and stress management while outlining an action plan for maintaining health functionality, avoiding chronic illness, and meeting body system requirements.
612.68 Mor
Book
Apr 22, 2013
The baby boomer diet : body ecology's guide to growing younger Cover
Donna Gates
Lyndi Schrecengost
Draws on an integrative wellness program to counsel seniors on how to minimize the effects of aging and retain optimal health and energy in the face of modern stresses.
613.0438 Gat
Book
Apr 22, 2013
The longevity kitchen : satisfying, big-flavor recipes featuring the top 16 age-busting power foods Cover
Rebecca Katz
Mat Edelson
A collection of recipes developed by a leading wellness authority. Recipes include foods that help combat and prevent diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, and other conditions that affect older Americans.
612.68 Kat
Book
Apr 22, 2013
The savvy senior : the ultimate guide to health, family, and finances for senior citizens Cover
Jim Miller
'The Savvy Senior' is a nationally syndicated newspaper column. This book addresses a wide range of topics, including travel, telemarketing fraud, volunteerism, employment, nutrition, and education.
305.26 Mil
Book
Apr 22, 2013
The Scientific American healthy aging brain : the neuroscience of making the most of your mature mind Cover
Judith Horstman
Drawn from the latest research, this fascinating book offers new insight about how the brain ages; provides strategies for promoting brain health; reveals how aging people can still achieve new levels of intelligence and learn new skills and more.
612.82 Hor
Book
Apr 22, 2013
The single woman's guide to retirement Cover
Jan Cullinane
Addresses concerns from the perspective of women, such as investing, divorce, caregiving, and staying physically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. Advice from attorneys, financial planners, and CPAs.
LP 646.79 Cul
Book
Apr 22, 2013
Use your brain to change your age : secrets to look, feel, and think younger every day Cover
Daniel G. Amen
From author and PBS star, Daniel Amen, comes a brain-healthy program for readers to turn back the clock and keep their minds sharp and their bodies fit.
612.68 Ame
Book
Apr 22, 2013
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Robert Levine
305.26 Lev
Joyce Farmer
741.5973 Far
Geraldine Rawls
Sunshine
613.71 Eas
Anne Pringle Burnell
613.70446 Str
Brent Agin
Sharon Perkins
LP 613.0434 Agi
Mike Moreno
612.68 Mor
Mark Victor Hansen
Art Linkletter
646.79 Han
Donna Gates
Lyndi Schrecengost
613.0438 Gat
Trish Herbert
305.26 Her
Rebecca Katz
Mat Edelson
612.68 Kat
Wendy Lustbader
LP 155.67 Lus
Jim Miller
305.26 Mil
Donald M. Vickery
Larry Matson
Carol Vickery
612.67 Vic
Judith Horstman
612.82 Hor
Jonathan Weiner
612.68 Wei
Jan Cullinane
LP 646.79 Cul
Peter Spiers
305.26 Spi
Daniel G. Amen
612.68 Ame
Diana Athill
LP B Ath