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This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism

This Chair Rocks

A Manifesto Against Ageism

Celadon Books (2019)
US$13.99

Author, activist, and TED speaker Ashton Applewhite has written a rousing manifesto calling for an...

The Blue Zones

Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest

With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you may live up to a decade longer. What’s...

Contemporary Issues In Gerontology: Promoting Positive Ageing
Allen & Unwin (2005)
US$28.63

The aged population of the developed world is dramatically and increasingly outnumbering the young....

30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans

30 Lessons for Living

Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans

US$11.99

“Heartfelt and ever-endearing—equal parts information and inspiration. This is a book to keep by...

Life Is So Good

One man’s extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98 ...

100 Simple Secrets of the Best Half of Life: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It

100 Simple Secrets of the Best Half of Life

What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It

HarperCollins (2009)
US$8.99

Practical advice on how to thrive in the second half of your life, based on scientific studies. The...

Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective

Dementia Studies

A Social Science Perspective

US$46.00

Lively and critical study of the main approaches to Dementia Studies, examining current principles...

Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility

Counterclockwise

Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility

If we could turn back the clock psychologically, could we also turn it back physically? For more...

White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender, and Body in North India

White Saris and Sweet Mangoes

Aging, Gender, and Body in North India

This rich ethnography explores beliefs and practices surrounding aging in a rural Bengali village....

Counselling Older Clients
US$51.00

`This is a warm, compassionate, wise book, the crystallization of Anne Orbach's many years...