Life Gets Better

Life Gets Better

The Unexpected Pleasures of Growing Older

Book - 2011
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Argues that, in contrast to the popular image of old age as a kind of sad general decline, life for older people is often marked by increased self-knowledge, confidence, and spiritual awareness.
Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2011
ISBN: 9781585428922
1585428922
Branch Call Number: 155.67 LUS
Characteristics: x, 243 p. ; 24 cm

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writermala
Oct 19, 2013

Counting myself amongst the "aged," gave me the opportunity to read this excellent book on the topic. This book enabled me to understand that "Acceptance of decreased ability is not the same as capitulation." In a lighter vein perhaps Mark Twain summed it up best when he said, "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen!" Dr. Lustbader fills her books with sayings and examples of people living their best years of their lives in their golden years.

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sabrina4
Jun 19, 2012

great book describing the beautiful side of aging!

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