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Love your age : the small-step solution to a better, longer, happier life / Barbara Hannah Grufferman.
Publication Information:
Washington, District of Columbia : National Geographic, 2018.

Physical Description:
287 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm


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612.67 GRU Book Adult General Collection

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Filled with tools to help you take charge of your life with wit, energy, and confidence, this inspiring guide to aging gracefully is written by a prominent expert in the field.

Inspiring and elegantly designed, this powerful, practical guide to aging will be an indispensable resource for anyone looking to live their best life. This book is a fun, fast read featuring more than a hundred easy-to-adopt "small steps"--the foundation for ingrainedahabits that will yieldalonger, happier, and healthier years. Packed with expert tips, myth busters, checklists, real-life anecdotes, and sage wisdom, this book will instill positive aging in every area, including health, fitness, style, work, and relationships. For the woman on the go or the new empty nester, this guide offers a new approach to life after 40 that will inspire, rejuvenate, and energize.

Author Notes

BARBARA HANNAH GRUFFERMAN is a nationally recognized advocate for positive aging and a prominent champion for women over 50. Her first book, The Best of Everything After 50 , addressed the concerns of real women with practical advice from experts like Diane von Furstenberg, Frederic Fekkai, and Jane Bryant Quinn and established Grufferman as a trusted guide to life after 50. She is also a top contributor to The Huffington Post and

Table of Contents

Introduction: How One Small Step Sparked a Whole New Lifep. 10
Chapter 1 Health Check-Inp. 14
Chapter 2 All Roads Lead in Fitnessp. 34
Chapter 3 Food to Fuel Your Lifep. 50
Chapter 4 Sleep, the Third Pillar of Healthp. 76
Chapter 5 Menopause, the Magical Mystery Tourp. 94
Chapter 6 Better Living Through Better Sexp. 108
Chapter 7 Strong Brain, Sharp Mindp. 122
Chapter 8 Healthy, Sexy Smilep. 142
Chapter 9 Seeing Is Believingp. 156
Chapter 10 Get Smart About Skinp. 174
Chapter 11 Look the Partp. 192
Chapter 12 Happiness Mattersp. 220
Chapter 13 No Woman Is an Islandp. 244
Chapter 14 No One Wants to Talk About ...p. 258
Chapter 15 Small Steps, Big Differencep. 264
Conclusion: One Habit to Rule Them Allp. 272
Additional Resources: Big Deeperp. 280
Acknowledgmentsp. 284
About the Authorp. 286
Illustrations Creditsp. 287