"In this wonderful book, Dr. Robert Butler, one of the world's great figures in the study of aging...offers a rare distillation of the principles for a long and healthy life."
-Stanley Prusiner, M.D., Nobel laureate in medicine, or physiology, University of California, San Francisco"
"Dr. Butler has given us a practical and important strategy for successful aging."
"Written by the world's foremost expert in the field, Dr. Butler's how-to guide can lead to your own more enjoyable and productive senior years."
-Senator John Glenn
"In The Longevity Prescription
, Dr. Robert Butler distills an enormous literature on aging into eight principles for long life, masterfully providing readers with the real secrets to long and healthy lives."
-Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D., director of Stanford Center on Longevity
"This wonderful book will inspire, educate and help millions of baby boomers to understand how we can take simple actions that will greatly improve our chances not only to live longer, but more important, to make old age the best time of our lives."
-James P. Firman, Ed.D., president and CEO of National Council of Aging
"Dr. Butler, the preeminent authority on aging and longevity, does a wonderful job of presenting a wealth of current, science-based knowledge on what we can all do to increase our chances of enjoying long, healthy, active and happy lives. He writes beautifully, as befits a Pulitzer Prize winner, and is enormously persuasive."
-Humphrey Taylor, chair of Harris Interactive
About the Author
Robert N. Butler M.D.,
is the president and CEO of the International Longevity Center-USA and a professor at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Why Survive? Being Old in America
, he is a frequent adviser to international agencies, including the World Health Organization, and served as medical editor-in-chief of Geriatrics for more than a decade. He lives in New York City.