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Counting on kindness : the dilemmas of dependency

Author: Wendy Lustbader
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses emotional aspects, including self-esteem and identity, the transition from active life, regret, and meaninglessness.

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Lustbader, Wendy.
Counting on kindness.
New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991
(OCoLC)756447769
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Lustbader
ISBN: 0029195152 9780029195154
OCLC Number: 22494109
Description: xvi, 206 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A desert of time. Nothing to do.-The quality of mercy. The prevention of resentment.-Bodily terms. Gratitude or bitterness.-The worth of the past.-Parents dying. The uses of regret.-Unlived life.-Refusing to be demeaned. Medical contempt. Vital defiance.-The fiction of independence. Friendship and exhaustion.-Prospects for revival. Discerning purposes. Agelessness. A full and final emergence.-The measure of a good life. Aging well.
Responsibility: Wendy Lustbader.

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