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Getting real about getting older : conversations about aging better

Author: Linda K Stroh; Karen K Brees
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Full of advice and stories from a wide variety of older people, this book examines love, loss, and changing identities, and will help you take control of your concerns about aging and experience wisdom and joy as an older adult.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda K Stroh; Karen K Brees
ISBN: 9781492666981 149266698X
OCLC Number: 1033546672
Description: xx, 281 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: What's this aging thing all about? --
If I could turn back time --
Now you see me, now you don't --
Am I still me? --
Battle of the sexes --
The parent-adult child relationship: can we do better? --
Health, fitness, and self-image: do you like what you see? --
Relationships, getting better with age --
Faith, religion, and spirituality: our invisible means of support --
Loss: goodbye is the saddest word of all --
Learning from mistakes and moving forward --
Afterword: It's a wrap.
Responsibility: Linda K. Stroh, PhD, and Karen K. Brees, PhD.

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Full of advice and stories from a wide variety of older people, this book examines love, loss, and changing identities, and will help you take control of your concerns about aging and experience wisdom and joy as an older adult.

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