Asthma is a chronic disease whose current world prevalence is of approximately 300million people. The sub-diagnosis and sub-treatment of asthma in the elderly are alarming. This book is innovative given the inexistence of publications on breathing exercises for asthmatic elderly. Initially, the author tackles conceptual terms of asthma. Afterwards,there is a discussion on the world growth of the elderly population and of the prevalence of asthma in this population. Finally, the author discusses on the following themes: physical and respiratory exercises for asthmatic people. The book describes the effects and benefits of a program of breathing exercises for asthmatic elderly, showing its application in the Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, specifying the applied breathing exercises. Therefore, it is a book which will be interesting and will be intelligible not only to professionals in the health area but also to all asthmatic people and their relatives, as well as those who are interested in issues such as physical exercise, health, quality of life, due to the author’s didactic and clear explanations.