I have been reading aging books for a really long time (more than 35 years). Since I usually keep notes on what I read, I thought some of you might find it useful to be see my notes and what I thought of the book. I have been reading aging books for a long time, so the data goes back to the 1980s. These books are arranged alphabetically by title.
In January 2022 I got serious about finishing. This update was started by a friend, who has begun to put together a documentary about aging and rejuvenation. I am one of his advisors, and he requested a list of aging books. I generated a list of aging books from my list of all books in my library (the total list has 2,000 books). It turns out I have more than 40 aging. I took notes on about half of these, and of these about 1/4 these notes are online (those that are online are linked):
Note: I also sorted the complete list by author. The books below are a better resource because they have more description–but the list is not complete.
Note: there are a few other non-aging books; I have included them mostly for my own use.
Healthy at 100 a fair read by John Robbins. A good read except for the last few chapters. Notes.
Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or die trying) an excellent book by Bill Gifford. 2015. This book is very well written and makes a great story of the scientific search for reversing aging. I took 2 pages of notes.
The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline an excellent book by Dale E. Bredesen, MD. This is an excellent book that outlines a protocol which Dr. Bredesen has had a lot of success treating Alzheimer’s patients with. Notes.
The FastLife was a good read by Dr. Michael Mosley. I took a bit over 1 page of notes.
WordPress: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn. 3rd edition. 310 pages. I enjoyed this book by George Plumley. I took 4.5 pages of notes.
Younger Next Year an very good read by Chris Crowley & Henry S. Lodge, M.D. A well researched and good read primarily about the benefits of getting regular exercise (45 minutes a day) with a few other things you should do the improve the quality of your old age. This book had a lot of information, so I took 4 pages of notes.
Books I hope to read soon
How to Live the Longest Life Possible, by Carl Bourhenne
- From GRG. Added to the list 12/18