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In the service of old age
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).Cited by: Daniel would be at least 82 years old when that occurred. • B.C. - Daniel was born. • B.C. - Daniel was carried to Babylon at age • B.C. - (October) Persia overthrows Babylon. • B.C. minus B.C. = 82 years old at the time of Babylon’s fall to the Persians. The Book of Daniel was written to offer encouragement to.
With biblical wisdom and practical advice, he helps us to navigate the unique challenges and joys that old age can bring. This is a book to dip into, meditate on and read prayerfully as you let the truths it contains gently transform the way you live your old : Derek Prime.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My library.Health and Cognition in Old Age assembles the cream of research across varied medical, mental health, and social disciplines, and demonstrates how this knowledge can lead to improved outcomes for older people.
The first half of this expert volume discusses biomedical and life course factors in aging, particularly as they affect cognition and.