Elderhood  :  Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life   (by Louise Aronson  )

Title: Elderhood : Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life (by Louise Aronson )

Author: by Louise Aronson

Category: New

Overview: As revelatory as Atul Gawande s Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson s Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. For more than 5,000 years, “old” has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment that humans are living longer than ever before, we ve made o

Publisch Date: 12 June 2019

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