In Full Bloom: A Brain Education Guide for Successful Aging Book
Your brain power doesn’t have to decline as you age. Tap into the tips offered here to keep your brain in peak working condition, decade after decade.
Winner of a silver medal in the Living Now Book Awards!
Winner of a 2010 Nautilus Book Award for Aging Gracefully/Retirement!
In Full Bloom celebrates the older brain and its unique capabilities, while offering practical advice to maintain and accentuate its attributes.
This book will help older adults:
- > Improve attention and concentration
- > Expand imagination and creativity
- > Develop energy and strength
- > Increase memory improvement
- > Manage stress effectively
- > Optimize brain fitness and brain health
- > Gain inspiration for a positive mature identity
The truth about the aging brain is simple but extraordinary: people don’t have to lose mental acuity as they get older! This book bursts through the myths that surround the successful aging of the brain, encouraging older adults to take an active role in keeping their brains in top condition for life. Based on the five-step Brain Education method and the latest findings in neuroscience, it is a guide to getting the most out of life in last half of life by using the brain to its maximum potential.
Each of the five steps challenges the reader to reconsider old habits and assumptions that affect brain fitness. This unique self-improvement book begins with an examination of the important interconnection between body and brain, providing a fully-illustrated series of body and brain exercises to keep both in top condition. It then explores the brain’s remarkable ability to evolve, adapt, and learn at any age. Challenging activities are provided to promote mental quickness and to enhance and support brain health throughout life. The book also helps people view the importance of the brain in regard to emotional patterns and personal identity. In short, this is a book about using the brain’s natural abilities to create a happy, productive life in one’s later years.
About the Authors
ILCHI LEE has authored 41 books, including the New York Times bestseller, The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart, as well as Change: Realizing Your Greatest Potential and Brain Wave Vibration: Getting Back into the Rhythm of a Happy, Healthy Life. He is a dedicated humanitarian who founded the International Brain Education Association (IBREA) and works with the United Nations and other organizations for a peaceful, sustainable world. He also founded the University of Brain Education, the Global Cyber University, and the natural healing practices of Body & Brain Yoga and Brain Education.
JESSIE JONES, PHD is a Professor in Health Science, Director, Fibromyalgia Research and Education Center, and past Director for both the Center for Successful Aging and the Ruby Gerontology Center at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). She is internationally known in the field of exercise science and aging for her research, program design, and curriculum development. She has led senior health and fitness programs for over twenty-five years, and has authored or coauthored several major books related to successful aging.
Pages: 232 pages, Black and white
Publisher: Best Life Media (February 20, 2008)
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From the experts
Touted as one of seven “remarkably well-written” self-help titles of 2008.
– Foreward Magazine
A highly readable and thought-provoking manual.
– Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, PhD, president, International Society for Aging and Physical Activity
A common sense way to fulfillment for every individual.
– Seymour Topping, professor emeritus of Journalism at University of Missouri, Columbia
A must-read for people who want to live their later years, not only gracefully, but also with life and vitality.
– Norman Lawson, SPM, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
A seminal guide
A seminal guide for anyone getting up there and fearing losing their mind. Especially recommended for community library health collections.
– Midwest Book Review, Oregon, WI