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Aging Our Way: Lessons for Living from 85 and Beyond by Meika Loe PDF

By Meika Loe

ISBN-10: 0199797900

ISBN-13: 9780199797905

In 1998, Hallmark unveiled their new "One-Hundredth-Birthday" playing cards, and by means of 2007 annual revenues have been at 85,000. the US is speedily graying: among now and 2030, the variety of humans within the U.S. over the age of eighty is anticipated to just about triple. yet how lengthy humans dwell increases the query of the way good they live.

Aging Our Way follows the standard lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) residing at domestic and usually on my own to appreciate how they bring and continue significant lives for themselves. Drawing at the newest interdisciplinary scholarship on getting older and 3 years of interviews with the elders, Meika Loe explores how elders navigate the sensible demanding situations of dwelling as independently as attainable whereas staying fit, attached, and cozy. whereas such a lot books at the topic deal with previous age as a social challenge and elders as easily reduced models in their former selves, Aging Our Way perspectives them as they are surely: energetic, complex, attractive humans discovering artistic how you can make their getting older as significant and possible as attainable. of their personal voices, elders describe how they deal with every thing from grocery procuring, general practitioner appointments, and incapacity, to making networks of neighbors and conserving their autonomy. in lots of methods, those elders can function position versions. the teachings they've got realized approximately residing sparsely, taking time for themselves, soliciting for support, preserving a feeling of humor, taking good care of others, and getting ready for dying offer a useful resource of knowledge for somebody hoping to reside an extended and enjoyable lifestyles. via their tales, Loe is helping us to consider getting older, future health, and the price of human relationships in new ways.

Written with notable heat and intensity of knowing, Aging Our Way bargains a shiny examine a bunch of people that too frequently stay invisible--those who've lived the longest--and all they need to train us.

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