The Longevity Book

The Longevity Book

The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time

Book - 2016 | First edition
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"The Longevity Book explores what history, biology, neuroscience, and the women’s health movement can teach us about maintaining optimal health as we transition from our thirties to midlife. From understanding how growing older impacts various bodily systems to the biological differences in the way aging effects men and women; the latest science on telomeres and slowing the rate of cognitive decline to how meditation heals us and why love, friendship, and laughter matter for health, The Longevity Book offers an all-encompassing, holistic look at how the female body ages—and what we can all do to age better"--Amazon.com
Publisher: New York : Harperwave, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: (Indigo signed edition)
(B&N signed edition)
(BAM signed edition)
0062375180 (hardcover)
9780062375186 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: 612.68 DIA
Characteristics: xii, 259 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bark, Sandra - Author

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KCLS_Older_Adults Jul 25, 2016

I found this to be a surprisingly refreshing book by a relatively young author (for a book on aging) working in a "looks are everything" industry. Readable chapters containing scientific research and personal stories are down-to-earth and wise without gushing or fearmongering about the... Read More »


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Cynthia_N Jul 25, 2016

A bit of a dry read but overall it was interesting. Basically Diaz is advocating for doing what you can to make yourself healthier so you can live a longer life but in a way that embraces all stages of life.

KCLS_Older_Adults Jul 25, 2016

I found this to be a surprisingly refreshing book by a relatively young author (for a book on aging) working in a "looks are everything" industry. Readable chapters containing scientific research and personal stories are down-to-earth and wise without gushing or fearmongering about the aging process. Kudos to Diaz for this contribution!

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