[PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood


  • Hardcover
  • 464
  • Elderhood
  • Louise Aronson
  • English
  • 04 September 2020
  • 9781620405468

Louise Aronson á 9 Review

Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson Characters ´ Elderhood ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Louise Aronson á 9 Review 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 lifeFor than 5000 years old has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70 That means most people alive today will spend years in elderhood than in chi Anyone who is already old caring for someone old or intending to grow old in the near or distant future needs to read this book Now And that not only includes readers it also includes policy makersElderhood is not a how to book that treads over the same old tired ground Rather it s a book that tackles why aging must be understood and redefined and why the medical establishment s usual goals of saving lives and curing disease is misplaced and ill advised in many older patientsI m going to pause a moment in this review to say that I was the point person for my own once vibrant elderly mother who died at age 93 after a 10 year downward spiral I saw first hand how healthcare well meaning though it was often acted counterintuitively Dr Aronson makes many excellent points including theseAll top ranked health systems on the planet rely on primary care to keep people healthy In the US ranked 37th among nations by the World Health Organization we have trouble recruiting physicians to primary care since those doctors are paid on average over 100000 less than specialists As a result we focus on high tech solutions rather than commonsense onesPharmaceutical trials focus mostly on middle aged not elderly targets As a result the side effects in the elderly are often minimized or glossed over entirely Moreover many older patients my mom was one of them are prescribed multiple drugs that interact with each other and cause harm than goodIt is easier for the elderly to get a cochlear implant than a hearing aid or laser treatments instead of eyeglasses Yet a simple fix can do wonders by providing the elderly with a healthier fully engaged lifeBeing old should not be classified as 65 In reality people in the Third Age of life the young old have vast differences in health activities and consumer roles They are very distinct from the old old who are truly infirm and dependentSuccessful aging is possible for those who do not perceive meaning in aging itself but instead perceive meaning in being themselves in old age Adaptability and self acceptance are keyI could go on and on just about every page has insights on how we as a society can reimagine life and why it s crucial to do so since someone who is 65 years old and relatively healthy will very likely live to 90 This well written easily accessible book should be mandatory for anyone entering medical school or politics and certainly for every person who is affected by aging ie all of us Littles Learning to Please physician and award winning 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Elderhood

Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson Characters ´ Elderhood ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Louise Aronson á 9 Review Ldhood and many will be elders for 40 years or Yet at the very moment that humans are living longer than ever before we've made old age into a disease a condition to be dreaded denigrated neglected and denied Reminiscent of Oliver Sacks noted Harvard trained geriatrician Louise Aronson uses stories from her uarter century of caring for patien The author criticizes flaws and limitations in present medical care from the point of view of an elder care physician with multiple personal and professional examples to support her argument Recommended for those with little education on the topic since it will affect all of us

Summary Elderhood

Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson Characters ´ Elderhood ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Louise Aronson á 9 Review Ts and draws from history science literature popular culture and her own life to weave a vision of old age that's neither nightmare nor utopian fantasy a vision full of joy wonder frustration outrage and hope about aging medicine and humanity itself Elderhood is for anyone who is in the author's own words an aging ie still breathing human bei This book has some of my favorite things Good writing A doctor thinking about what it means to be a doctor and telling interesting stories about her patients Reflections on aging dying and the purpose of life Did I mention good writing Elderhood was a pleasure to read and I recommend to anyone who is currently old taking care of someone old or planning to be old one day


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  1. says: Summary Elderhood Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson Louise Aronson á 9 Review

    Louise Aronson á 9 Review Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson Summary Elderhood Medicine todayhas become as much about prevention as well as treatment It’s at least moving in that direction with many medical doctors today re educating themselves in Functional medicine — treating the whole person looking for root causes rather than treatment alone It was only when Louise Aronson a medical doctor herself beginning in 1992 started having health problems in 2015 face to face with the likelihood of ongoing discomfort

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    Summary Elderhood Louise Aronson á 9 Review [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood Anyone who is already old caring for someone old or intending to grow old in the near or distant future needs t

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    Summary Elderhood [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood At over 450 pages ELDERHOOD by San Francisco geriatrician Louise Aronson is a big book It’s an ambitious one too

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    [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson Originally published on my book blog TheBibliophagecomLouise Aronson subtitles Elderhood with the following Redefining Aging Transforming Medicine Reimagining Life I submit that she focuses primarily on the second of these topics rather than the other two And that makes sense because she has many years of experience as a geriatric physician much of it in a house calls practiceI’m a former caregiver to my now decease

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    [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood The author criticizes flaws and limitations in present medical care from the point of view of an elder care physician with multiple personal and

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    Louise Aronson á 9 Review [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood I first heard about this book while I listened to an episode of Fresh Air with Terry Gross on my local National Public Radio station last year Dr Aronson is a geriatrician on the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and because I was fascinated with her comments and insights about the care of elder

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    Louise Aronson á 9 Review [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood Yes I read another book about the elderly and their treatment in America I was filled with some foreboding when the author's note included the off puttingly self regarding guidance that this book doesn't always walk a straight line from here to there It dances and indeed Aronson's style often proved to be nails on a blackboard The chapter titles go through the life phases going from Infant and Toddler through Elderly a

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    Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood Louise Aronson á 9 Review This is a sensitively written account of Dr Aronson's career in geriatrics an autobiography centered on her life experience and medical caree

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    [PDF/EBOOK] Elderhood This book has some of my favorite things Good writing A doctor thinking about what it means to be a doctor and telling interesting stories about her patients Reflections on aging dying and the purpose of life Did I mention good writing Elderhood was a pleasure to read and I recommend to anyone who is currently old taking care of someone old

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    Read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Louise Aronson Louise Aronson á 9 Review Summary Elderhood While I completely agree with the points that the author is making it feels waaaayyyy too drawn out Yes We as a society need to take

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