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The Denial of Aging

Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life, and Other Dangerous Fantasies

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674025431

Publication Date: 10/30/2007

Academic Trade

352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Prelude
  • 1. An Ounce of Prevention?
  • 2. When Less Is More
  • 3. Doing the Right Thing Near the End
  • 4. The Trouble with Medicare
  • 5. Is a Nursing Home in Your Future?
  • 6. Assisted Living: Boon or Boondoggle?
  • 7. The Lure of Immortality
  • 8. Making the Most of the Retirement Years
  • Finale
  • Appendix: Resources and References
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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