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  • A Long Bright Futureby Laura Carstensen

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 24.00

    The twentieth century bequeathed us a fabulous gift: thirty more years of life on average. Supersized life spans are going to radically alter society, and present an unprecedented opportunity to change our approach not only to old age but to all of life's stages. The ramifications are just beginning to dawn on us.... yet in the meantime, we keep thinking... more...

  • 100 Plusby Sonia Arrison

    Basic Books 2011; US$ 24.00

    Humanity is on the cusp of an exciting longevity revolution. The first person to live to 150 years has probably already been born.   What will your life look like when you live to be over 100? Will you be healthy? Will your marriage need a sunset clause? How long will you have to work? Will you finish one career at sixty-five only to go back to... more...

  • Unconditional Loveby Jane Isay

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 17.99

    A beautiful meditation on the joys of being a grandparent and a practical guide to help you and your adult children make the most of your relationship with a grandchild. For many grandparents, a grandchild offers a second chance to become the parent they didn’t have the time or the energy to be when raising their own children. Being a grandparent,... more...

  • Happiness Is a Choice You Makeby John Leland

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018; US$ 18.20

    An extraordinary look at what it means to grow old and a heartening guide to well-being, Happiness Is a Choice You Make weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the “oldest old”— those eighty-five and up. In 2015, when the award-winning journalist John Leland set out on behalf of The New York Times to meet... more...

  • How to Prepare for Old Ageby Bernard Otis

    Incorgnito Publishing Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    In this touching, often humorous and very personal account, Bernie shares his 86 years of life, love, loss and laughter as an inspirational guide to what it means to age without growing old. His advice on love after 60, how to talk with family members about illness, what you should be prepared for when confronting tragedy and loss, what it means... more...

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Changeby Siniša Zrinš?ak; Susan Lawrence

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to country. Active ageing both as a concept and policy... more...

  • Handbook for Mortalsby Joanne Lynn; Joan Harrold; The Center to Improve Care of the Dying

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 14.99

    Handbook for Mortals is warmly addressed to all those who wish to approach the final years of life with greater awareness of what to expect and greater confidence about how to make the end of our lives a time for growth, comfort, and meaningful reflection. Written by Drs. Joanne Lynn and Joan Harrold and a variety of experts from nursing, hospice,... more...

  • Dear Hubby, About Your Retirementby Nancy Robison

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 9.99

    Advice Only a Loving Wife Can Give Destined to become the perfect retirement gift, Dear Hubby, About Your Retirement is filled with wisdom, warmth, and gentle advice from a wife to her husband. This unique book covers all the details concerning retirement, offering tongue-in-cheek admonitions and humorous suggestions, including how to: create... more...

  • It's Only Too Late If You Don't Start Nowby Barbara Sher

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.82

    It’s  never too late—to reclaim your creativity, recapture long-lost dreams, and embark on an exciting new life!   New York Times bestselling author Barbara Sher has transformed the lives of millions with her phenomenally successful books, workshops, and television appearances. Now, in a provocative new book, she offers a bold new strategy for... more...

  • On Turning Sixty-Fiveby John Jerome

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00

    "Personally, I've got a lot invested in reaching my stunning current age, and I'm damned if I'm going to hang on to that youthful crap. (I liked the idea of being a sixty-year-old so much I started claiming that age before I turned fifty-nine.) Parts of it, I don't like--the loss of energy that seems its inevitable accompaniment, for example--but when... more...