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The virtues of aging

By: Carter, Jimmy

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Publisher: New York : Ballantine Pub. Group, 1998.:

Seller ID: BB0242182

ISBN: 0345425928

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" We are not alone in our worry about both the physical aspect of aging and the prejudice that exists toward the elderly, which is similar to racism or sexism. What makes it different is that the prejudice also exists among those of us who are either within this group or rapidly approaching it. When I have mentioned the title of this book to a few people, most of them responded, 'Virtues? What could possibly be good about growing old?' The most obvious answer, of course, is to consider the alternative to aging. But there are plenty of other good answers--many based on our personal experie... View more info

The New Old: Struggling for Decent Aging

By: Gross, Beatrice; Ronald Gross; Sylvia Seidman

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Publisher: Doubleday, 1978:

Seller ID: BB0249494

ISBN: 0385127634

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Growing old in America: new perspectives on old age

By: Hess, Beth B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Brunswick (U.S.A.) : Transaction Books, c1985.:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: BB0237962

ISBN: 0878559981

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A Bittersweet Season

By: Jane Gross

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Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: BB0240174

ISBN: 030747240X

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When Jane Gross found herself suddenly thrust into a caretaker role for her eighty-five year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that she had never imagined. As she and her younger brother struggled to move her mother into an assisted living facility, deal with seemingly never-ending costs, and adapt to the demands on her time and psyche, she learned valuable and important lessons. Here, the longtime New York Times expert on the subject of elderly care and the founder of the New Old Age blog shares her frustrating, heartbreaking, enlightening, and ultimately redemptive journey, provi... View more info

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How we die

By: Nuland, Sherwin B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1995.:

Seller ID: BB0247008

ISBN: 0679742441

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