What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older: An Insider's Survival Manual For Outsmarting The Health-care System by Mark Lachs

What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older: An Insider's Survival Manual For Outsmarting…

byMark Lachs

Paperback | August 30, 2011

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Aging well frequently involves feeling your way blindly through a complex medical world: dealing with multiple doctors, facing baffling financial decisions, and figuring out whether you or a parent needs care outside the home. What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older turns the lights on, illuminating potential pitfalls and showing a way around them. This book is an indispensible survival guide, gathering all the information you need to have but that too often doctors just don't give you. Writing with great experience and good humor, renowned geriatrician Mark Lachs explains how to choose your doctors, stay out of the emergency room, plan financially for retirement, outfit your house to stay safe, and, most important, how to have as many healthy years as possible.

About The Author

Dr. Mark Lachs is a physician, scientist, and gerontologist at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. His research has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association, and he has appeared on The Today Show, NPR’s All Things Considered, and in many other national and loc...

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Title:What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older: An Insider's Survival Manual For Outsmarting…Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.3 × 5.6 × 0.8 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143120085

ISBN - 13:9780143120087

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