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Happy to 102

by Kathy N. Johnson, PhD, CMC; James H. Johnson, PhD; and Lily Sarafan, MS

Want to help your patients and clients develop a positive perspective on aging and improve their health in the process? These authors incorporate concepts aimed at optimal health that will contribute to enhanced longevity. The book emphasizes the importance of maintaining a positive outlook related to aging, along with vigilance regarding nutrition, exercise, and maintaining social interactions.

Its pages include tips on short-term memory enhancement, the advantages of aging in place, and the importance of remaining active. Additionally, it touches on specialized advice for older adults’ hospitalization and rehabilitation and factors that can possibly improve elders’ chances of warding off cognitive impairment, such as brain fitness exercises.