Age/Old Questions: A Geriatrician’s Guide to Aging
What’s Normal, What’s Not, and What You Can DO
Part 1: Aging 101
1. It’s Only Aging: Get a Grip!
2. Seventy-five isn’t Fifty (and 50 wasn’t 25)
3. Medication Effects, or Why you Become a Cheaper Drunk as You Age
4. An Ounce of Prevention
5. What Really Matters: Difficult Discussions and Decisions
Do I need to leave my home?
Should I retire from driving?
Do I need to do everything my doctors advise?
If I’m unable to make decisions for myself, who will make them for me? Will they do what I want done?
Part 2: My Patient’s Top Concerns
6. Mind Matters
7. Energy cycles
8. Ups and Downs
9. Balancing acts
11. Urine Trouble
12. All Eyes and Ears
13. Aches and Pains
14. Gut Feelings
15. Weighing In
16. Sexual Activities