What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older by M.D., Mark Lachs
An Insider's Survival Manual for Outsmarting the Health-Care System

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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 M.D., Mark Lachs

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DR. MARK LACHS is an award-winning physician, scientist, and gerontologist at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He lives in Connecticut.
 
Published August 30, 2011 by Penguin Books. 400 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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