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Eightysomethings : a practical guide to letting go, aging well, and finding unexpected happiness

Author: Katharine C Esty
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Old age is not what it used to be. For the first time, most people in the United States are living into their eighties. The first guide of its kind changes the understanding of old age with an upbeat and emotionally savvy view of the uncharted territory of the last stage of life. With insight and humor, Dr. Katharine Esty describes the series of dramatic and difficult transitions that eightysomethings usually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Self-help publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine C Esty
ISBN: 9781510743120 151074312X
OCLC Number: 1119525976
Description: viii, 231 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
I am not old! --
Health matters: five coping styles --
Upside down parenting --
Holding on and letting go --
Friends --
Love and sex --
Grandparenting --
Caregivers --
A shrinking world --
Past, future, and present --
Dementia --
Transitions --
Survivor skills --
How their kids see them --
Spirituality --
Approaching death --
Unexpectedly happy --
Aging wisely --
The lucky generation --
A new vision of old age.
Other Titles: Eighty somethings
80 somethings
Practical guide to letting go, aging well, and finding unexpected happiness
Responsibility: Katharine Esty, PhD.

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This invaluable guide will help the historical number of eightysomethings live fulfilled, happy lives long into their twilight years.  Read more...

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