Front-wave boomers : growing (very) old, staying connected, and reimagining aging (Book, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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Front-wave boomers : growing (very) old, staying connected, and reimagining aging

Author: Gillian Ranson
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : On Point Press, 2022.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Boomers will be heading into (very) old age following a pandemic, a time of overt ageism and deficient eldercare. The front wave, now heading into their seventies, are on the brink of life changes that will challenge everyone--family, friends, and the health care system too. Recognizing the dire need to meet these challenges, Gillian Ranson investigates what front-wavers are doing to prepare for old age. Regardless  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ranson, Gillian.
Front-wave boomers.
Vancouver ; Toronto : On Point Press, 2022
(OCoLC)1291282463
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Ranson
ISBN: 0774890509 9780774890502
OCLC Number: 1276934453
Description: pages cm
Contents: Background on the Boomers --
Family Matters --
Friends and Communities --
Thinking Ahead --
Pandemic Portraits --
Lessons Learned --
Doing Things Differently --
Reimagining Aging.
Responsibility: Gillian Ranson.

Abstract:

Gillian Ranson weaves front-wave boomers' stories of life and aging before and during the pandemic into a powerful account of how to make growing old more humane, for this generation and for everyone.

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