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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 20.99
?Acclaimed author and feisty nonagenarian Hotchner's witty ruminations about the art of living well into old age?with brio and a touch of his trademark sass, Hotchner writes about rediscovering love after 75, finding joy in a scrappy African gray parrot he named after his longtime friend, Ernest Hemingway, and going on his very first safari at age... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
Life expectancy is going up. Our parents are increasingly likely to be living into their eighties and nineties. Many find themselves in the position of caring for their parents when they are already retired themselves, or not in good health, or still have children to support financially. Do you feel your parents are a burden? Do they feel that? How... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
In his bestselling The Soul's Code , James Hillman restored passion and meaning to the concept of identity, arguing that each of us is born with an innate character, the "daimon" or "spirit" that calls us to what we are meant to be. Now, in The Force of Character , Hillman brings the idea of character full circle, offering a revolutionary new... more...
- Clerisy Press 2012; US$ 13.95
Every day, regular women are accomplishing extraordinary things later in life. Prill Boyle gathered the encouraging stories of twelve daring and determined women who accomplished incredible things at an age when most people are beginning to wind down. more...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 33.95
Western thought traditionally divides the human being into a body-mind dualism; the first examines the physical body and the second focuses upon psychological and social aspects of aging. Christopher A. Faircloth's edited volume of original pieces attempts to bridge this rift: reinserting the physical back into gerontology's study of aging. Faircloth... more...
- Hampton Roads Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95
The answers you need?the personal, "been there" advice you can trust. After his father suffered a massive stroke and his mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Jim Comer found himself an overnight "parent" at the age of 51. When he walked into his father's hospital room everyone looked to him as the ?man who knew all the answers.? He soon realized... more...
- Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; Not Available
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Older & Wiser focuses on the wonders of getting older. It holds the best 101 stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul?s library for today?s young seniors! You cross the magic sixty-year mark and still feel young at heart, despite a few new wrinkles. With many stories about dynamic older singles and couples finding new careers,... more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
Today, an infant born in the US will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago. While living well into the 80s and 90s is becoming more and more attainable, how many more years can humanity expect to gain? The two main barriers are accumulated damage to cells and organs that occurs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
In Intergenerational Approaches in Aging: Implications for Education, Policy, and Practice, leading practitioners and academics from a variety of disciplines come together to discuss theoretical issues, current practice, and future directions for this rapidly developing field. The authors address key topics such as defining the intergenerational field,... more...