Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults [electronic resource] : a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging / edited by Elizabeth R. Mackenzie, Birgit Rakel.
Contributor(s): Mackenzie, Elizabeth R | Rakel, Birgit | ebrary, Inc.Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2006Description: xix, 324 p. : ill.ISBN: 0826138055.Subject(s): Alternative medicine | Holistic medicine | Older people -- Diseases -- Alternative treatmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 613/.0438 Online resources: Click here to access online
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Holistic approaches to healthy aging / Elizabeth R. Mackenzie and Birgit Rakel -- Healthy and therapeutic diets that promote optimal aging / Joel S. Edman -- Supplements and herbs / Ara DerMarderosian and Michael Briggs -- Homeopathy as an aid to healthy aging / Joyce Frye -- Music, health, and well-being / Elaine Abbott and Kathleen Avins -- Art therapy / Caroline Peterson -- Massage therapy and older adults / Eileen Kennedy and Cheryl Chapman -- Daoist spirituality and philosophy: implications for holistic health, aging, and longevity / Amy L. Ai -- Medical acupuncture / James K. Rotchford -- The benefits of qigong / Kevin Chen, Elizabeth R. Mackenzie, and Master FaXiang Hou -- Yoga: an introduction / Robert Butera -- Ayurveda: mother of traditional medicine / Mari Clements -- Meditation and healthy aging / Elaine J. Yuen and Michael Baime -- The concept of spiritual well-being and the care of older adults / Amy L. Ai and Elizabeth R. Mackenzie -- Therapeutic gardens / Jack Carman -- The Eden alternative: nurturing the human spirit in long-term care / Sandy Ransom.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.