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Treat Me, Not My Age
Mark Lachs

A Doctor's Guide to Getting the Best Care as You or a Loved One Gets Older

Viking Adult
September 2010
On Sale: September 16, 2010
400 pages
ISBN: 0670022101
EAN: 9780670022106
Hardcover
$27.95
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Self-Help Health

A must-have manual for anyone 40+ to take control of their health in a broken health-care system.

Too often our culture defines the aging process negatively, instead of embracing it as a natural part of life. Nowhere is this problem more pronounced than in our health-care system, where "ageist" medicine often serves to worsen our medical issues instead of helping us figure out how to address or avoid them. Whether we're forty or eighty, what we need is an insider's guide to staying healthy despite the system.

Renowned geriatrician Mark Lachs takes readers on a grand tour of adult medicine, showing how we can navigate a complex and confusing system to make the best choices for ourselves and our loved ones. With gentle humor and great wisdom, Lachs explains how being proactive and making smart decisions can lay the groundwork for a satisfying, active lifestyle that lasts well into later life. You'll find out:

*How to identify the right primary care doctor, specialist, or care facility

*Why the hospital is no place for sick people

*How to make home improvements that will keep the nursing home at bay

*Why small life changes in your forties can lead to an extra decade of good health later on

*What to think about when planning financially for your future health

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Marketplace - PRI - February 6, 2012
Good Morning America - September 20, 2010

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