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The aging intellect

Author: Douglas H Powell
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Aging Intellect is written for the large number of professionals, including social workers, nurses, retirement home administrators, doctors, psychologists, pastors and others, who oversee the well being of elderly women and men. It provides elder care workers with an array of suggestions (beyond exercising and eating right) that can improve, maintain or maximize the quality of their client's mental abilities  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas H Powell
ISBN: 9780415996853 0415996856
OCLC Number: 671491750
Description: xvi, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Maximizing Intellectual Powers in the 3rd Age of Life. How Health Affects the Intellect. How the Mind Ages. Health Lifestyle Habits Benefiting the Aging Body and Mind. Direct Actions that Benefit the Intellect. Optimal Cognitive Aging. Normal Cognitive Aging. High-risk Cognitive Aging. What I've Learned About the Aging Intellect. Glossary of Terms.
Responsibility: Douglas H. Powell

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Suitable for professionals caring for independently living older people, this title provides them with an array of suggestions (beyond exercising and eating right) that can improve, maintain or  Read more...
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"As we extend our life spans through healthy living, we sense a growing vulnerability to cognitive impairment with each passing birthday. Harvard psychologist Douglas Powell asserts in an important Read more...

 
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