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By Bill Novelli, Boe Workman, Steve Case

ISBN-10: 0312355246

ISBN-13: 9780312355241

50+ is a decision to fingers. it is a groundbreaking examine the revolution that is occurring straight away between seventy-eight million American child boomers. From age 50+ on up, americans are refusing to rock away their retirement. they are beginning new careers, rallying for factors just about their hearts, elevating grandchildren, changing into extra lively of their groups, and, specifically else, altering the face of getting older in the US.
invoice Novelli, CEO of AARP, is familiar with that with the most important iteration of american citizens ever recorded nearing conventional retirement age, this revolution is altering the way in which 50+ american citizens stay their lives. The boomers have titanic technological services, are actively interested in keeping a fit way of life, were politically lively all through their lives, and are cozy coping with their very own funds. they're no strangers to the fitness center, the balloting sales space, on-line making an investment websites, or the day by day administration in their 401(k)s, and they are joining...

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All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. For information, address St. Y. 10010. com The quotation by Ogden Nash on page 96 is reprinted by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd. Copyright © 1954 by Ogden Nash. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Novelli, William D. —1st ed. p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-0-312-35524-1 ISBN-10: 0-312-35524-6 1.

The same can be said for the pharmaceutical industry. Its innovative, privately funded research mainly seeks to find profit-making cures for disease and disorder rather than less lucrative vaccines and other preventive care. For those who can afford them, the industry’s advanced therapies, wonder drugs, and medical devices function extremely well after illness strikes. This is a vitally important health-care industry, and pharmaceutical companies should make a reasonable profit. But we are in desperate need of ways to prevent disease, better manage chronic disease, and promote overall good health.

In other words, being couch potatoes. Poor physical fitness (along with smoking) puts people at greater risk for potentially fatal diseases such as high blood pressure and heart disease. And the increasing incidence of obesity among all age-groups in this country threatens to reverse many of the strides made in health and longevity over the past decades. As chapter 2 points out, we must change our focus from providing acute care for long-established problems to intervening early, before people’s health is compromised.

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