9781732544819-1732544816-Life's Final Season: A Guide for Aging and Dying with Grace

Life's Final Season: A Guide for Aging and Dying with Grace

ISBN-13: 9781732544819
ISBN-10: 1732544816
Author: Holm, Richard Powell
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Richard P. Holm / Healing Words Foundation / Life's Final Season
Format: Paperback 432 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781732544819
ISBN-10: 1732544816
Author: Holm, Richard Powell
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Richard P. Holm / Healing Words Foundation / Life's Final Season
Format: Paperback 432 pages

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Acknowledged authors Holm, Richard Powell wrote Life's Final Season: A Guide for Aging and Dying with Grace comprising 432 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1732544816 and 9781732544819. Since then Life's Final Season: A Guide for Aging and Dying with Grace textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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In his new book, medical doctor Richard P. Holm, provides wise counsel for all aging people and for those caring for them. Dr. Holm guides the reader in how to see aging as a privilege, not a failing and how to avoid the perils that come with the experience. Also, after dealing with his own pancreatic cancer, Holm provides a unique perspective on how to prepare for and face the dying process with grace. However, the book is more than just a guide to aging and dying with grace. Dr. Holm is a superbly trained and experienced internist and geriatrician, who blends modern medicine with Midwestern wisdom. • He advises a life of regular physical activity, enhanced social interaction, and good food comprised of balanced and moderate portions. • He advocates avoiding unnecessary pills and only the limited use of some supplements. • He speaks to the importance of intense listening, selflessness, the value of ethical thinking, and the making of living wills. • While giving value to caregivers, he explains how to define dementia and how to care for those with declining function. • Holm provides methods for the elderly to avoid scams, abuse, suffering and the fear of death. • The Prairie Doc®, as Dr. Holm is often called, points out why all of us, but especially baby boomers, are at risk for pain and anguish from futile medical intervention at the end of our lives. He clarifies how two-thirds of elderly Americans unnecessarily die in hospitals rather than at home. • When it’s time, and when it’s certain, Dr. Holm shows us ways to face death with courage, in comfort, and at home, when possible. His unusual combination of experiences qualifies him to be a voice of reason for those facing Life's Final Season.

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