The Great Age Reboot Cracking the Longevity Code for a Younger Tomorrow

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2022-09-13
  • Publisher: National Geographic

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As the human lifespan increases, New York Times best-selling author Michael Roizen, M.D. offers an inspiring look into the future of longevity--and reveals how to prepare for a longer, healthier future.

Believe it or not, living to 100, 120, or even 130 years old will become increasingly common over the next decade--and life past 100 may not be what you think. In this groundbreaking narrative, best-selling author Michael Roizen explains how cutting-edge science and technology will revolutionize your ability to live longer, younger, and better.
As evidenced in the global press, today's breakthroughs in longevity research are unprecedented. This provocative yet practical book will help you prepare for the next major social disruptor by making the best decisions for your brain, your body, and your bank account.
Dr. Roizen, along with acclaimed economists Peter Linneman and Albert Ratner, unpacks a wide swath of medical phenomena--from reengineering aging cells to DNA manipulation to bionic bodies--and shows how increased longevity will change our lives and our culture. They also provide a concrete action plan for good health, a youthful appearance, mental vigor, and strong finances in this brave new world.
The most comprehensive and forward-looking take on aging to date, this indispensable book illuminates the prevention, treatment, and technology that will reshape how we think about old age--and help us plan for an audacious future.

Author Biography

MICHAEL F. ROIZEN, MD is the Emeritus Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinic, Chief Medical Consultant on The Dr. Oz Show, and author of four #1 New York Times best-selling books. The author of more than 190 peer-reviewed articles, he has been recognized with an Ellie, an Emmy, and the Paul G. Rogers Award from the National Library of Medicine for Best Medical Communicator. He lives in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Facebook: Michael Roizen, MD @DrRealAge. Twitter: Young Dr. Mike Roizen, @DrMikeRoizen.

PETER LINNEMAN, PhD, is Emeritus Professor at The Wharton School of Business and Founding Principal of Linneman Associates. He has served on more than 20 corporate boards and was Chairman of Rockefeller Centers Properties. He is a widely sought after thought leader in real estate, economics and finance. Twitter: @P_Linneman.

ALBERT RATNER is an expert in population economics who was co-CEO and Co-Chair of Forrest City Enterprises for more than 25 years.

Table of Contents

ContentsPrefaceIntroduction: What Is the Great Age Reboot All About?Part 1: Yesterday to Tomorrow How the history of medical breakthroughs reveals something about our futureChapter 1 Looking Back to Look ForwardThe longevity landscape of 1900 to 2020 has set us up for the futureChapter 2 Your Future Body, Our Future WorldOur predictions for what the world will look like by 2050PART 2: Seductive Science A look at the major medical advances that are coming soon—and coming fastChapter 3 The Cellular ChameleonsWhy stem cells are one of our greatest hopes for a longer and healthier lifeChapter 4 Cellular Magic TricksThe longevity promise of reengineering your aging cells Chapter 5 Your DNA Destiny, EditedDNA manipulation is the next frontier of genetic engineering and an epigenetic rebootChapter 6 In Your Defense Could the advances in immunotherapy be the key to curing cancer and pandemics? Chapter 7 The Future of Your EnergyHow your body’s power sources can extend your prime timeChapter 8 Bionic BodiesNew technology may be able to save or replace bad body partsPART 3: The Wealth and Health Effects 000What increased longevity will do to society, to your body, and to your lifeChapter 9 Banking on the Great Age RebootHow will we pay for longer and younger lives?Chapter 10 New Heights for Health Build a better body to experience the effects of a Great Age RebootPART 4: The Science of Self-EngineeringSteps you should take today to prepare for the changes of tomorrowChapter 11 Decide and ConquerGood decision-making will make or break your rebootChapter 12 Self-Engineering Your Future The best way to prepare for a healthier future is being healthier nowChapter 13 Self-Engineering Your BodyMake changes that can have exponential effects on your health and your longevity Chapter 14 Self-Engineering Your LifeNew ways to think about everything from your retirement to your relationships Chapter 15 Self-Engineering Your GAR PlanHow to get started on your Great Age RebootAfterword: A Note About Covid-1914 Seriously Semi-Serious Predictions for 2050 and Before

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