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  Cover Art: 100 Plus : How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything : from Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith Arrison, Sonia
100 Plus : How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything : from Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith
Humankind's long quest for the fountain of youth -- How science & technology will increase lifespan -- Mother nature and the longevity revolution -- The longevity divide : does living longer mean living better? -- The changing face of family -- Financial implications of the much longer run -- The afterlife vs. a longer life : religion in the age of longevity -- Leadership for a longer-lived world.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Creative Aging: Rethinking Retirement and Non-retirement in a Changing World Bankson, Marjory Zoet.
Creative Aging: Rethinking Retirement and Non-retirement in a Changing World
Marjory Zoet Bankson proposes that, if our older years are to have meaning and purpose, we need to address two key questions: What is my unique gift? and What is my legacy? She explores the spiritual dimension of discovering our unique answers and offers creative ways to nourish our calling, particularly where society does not yet have the organizational structures to support these productive energies.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Composing a Further Life: the Age of Active Wisdom Bateson, Mary Catherine.
Composing a Further Life: the Age of Active Wisdom
Thinking about longevity -- Small and beautiful -- Liberation time -- From strength to strength -- Acts and chapters -- Focusing multiplicity -- Pleasure and responsibility -- A time for wholeness -- What we pass on -- Shaping the future -- Knowledge old and new.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Roadmap to 100: The Breakthrough Science of Living a Long and Healthy Life Bortz, Walter M.
The Roadmap to 100: The Breakthrough Science of Living a Long and Healthy Life
With a baby boomer turning sixty every ten seconds, we are rapidly becoming an aging society. But cutting-edge research on the connection between age and disease shows us that many of the preconceptions we had about how to grow old need a second look.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Fortytude:  Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life Through the 40s 50s and Beyond Brokaw, Sarah
Fortytude: Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life Through the 40s 50s and Beyond
Licensed therapist Sarah Brokaw identifies five sustaining core values held by the women who navigate midlife most smoothly.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest Buettner, Dan
The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest
National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity found in the Blue Zones: places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives.
2008
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Make Your Brain Smarter: Increase Your Brain's Creativity Energy and Focus Chapman, Sandra Bond
Make Your Brain Smarter: Increase Your Brain's Creativity Energy and Focus
Cognitive neuroscientist combines the latest scientific discoveries with tests and exercises to improve readers' brainpower for life.
2013
Adult Nonfiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully Chittister, Joan
The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully
This inspirational and illuminating work looks at the many facets of the aging process, from purposes and challenges to struggles and surprises. Central throughout is a call to cherish the blessing of aging as a natural part of life that is active, productive, and deeply rewarding.
2008
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Eternity Soup: Inside the Quest to End Aging Critser, Greg
Eternity Soup: Inside the Quest to End Aging
Mix the latest and most rigorous scientific research, irrepressible old-fashioned entrepreneurship, and the ancient human desire to live forever (or at least a lot longer) and the result is today's exploding multibillion-dollar antiaging industry.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Songs of My Life -- Slightly Out of Tune Dintino, Susan
Songs of My Life -- Slightly Out of Tune
Songs of my life-- slightly out of tune speaks to a generation of women and men over the age of 40 who are dealing with life's challenges, both big and small. Susan Dintino writes about love, marriage, family, aging, health scares, parenting, and staying relevant and excited about what life has to offer. Her message is one of hope.
2012
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Moonwalking with Einstein:  The Art and Science of Remembering Everything Foer, Joshua
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Having achieved the seemingly unachievable-- becoming a U.S. Memory Champion-- Foer shows how anyone with enough training and determination can achieve mastery of their memory.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Prime Time:  Creating a Great Third Act Fonda, Jane
Prime Time: Creating a Great Third Act
The Oscar-winning actress, fitness expert, and political activist outlines a roadmap for seniors who are experiencing unprecedented rates of longevity, sharing practical advice on everything from fitness and sexuality to coming to terms with past mistakes and embracing a spiritual life.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: What Should I Do with the Rest of My Life? : True Stories of Finding Success Passion and New Meaning in the Second Half of Life Frankel, Bruce
What Should I Do with the Rest of My Life? : True Stories of Finding Success Passion and New Meaning in the Second Half of Life
Margie Stoll : The Natural -- Harry Bernstein : Ruby of a writer -- Dana Dakin : One woman, two villages -- Robert Iadeluca : Doctor of substance -- Alidra Solday : Going the distance with Granny D -- Thomas Dwyer : Mission impossible -- Loretta Thayer : A pie maker's place -- Naomi Wilzig : Erotic Woman -- Theodore Ludwiczak : Rock Star -- Nancy Gagliano : A time to teach -- Myrna Hoffman : Reflecting Success -- Barbara and Ira Smith : Recycling lives -- Betty Reid Soskin : Living color.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Longevity Project:  Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-decade Study Friedman, Howard S
The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-decade Study
We have been told that the key to longevity involves obsessing over what we eat, how much we stress, and how fast we run. Based on the most extensive study of longevity ever conducted, "The Longevity Project" exposes what really impacts our lifespan--including friends, family, personality, and work.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Brain Power : Improve Your Mind as You Age Gelb, Michael
Brain Power : Improve Your Mind as You Age
Think counterclockwise -- Be a lifelong learner -- Exercise for more brain power -- Mind your diet to nourish your mind -- Create a brain-enhancing environment -- Cultivate healthy relationships (and stay sexy!) -- Rest peacefully to delay resting in peace -- Liberate your mind by synchronizing your brain -- Last words.
2012
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Brainpower Game Plan Green, Cynthia R.
Brainpower Game Plan
Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten why? Or forgotten someone’s name right after you heard it? Maybe you’re just not thinking as clearly as you used to, and you’re growing worried. Well, have no fear. This revolutionary program can help you improve your everyday memory up to 78%!
2009
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: 20 Years Younger: Look Younger Feel Younger be Younger! Greene, Bob
20 Years Younger: Look Younger Feel Younger be Younger!
Bob Greene offers readers a practical, science-based plan for looking and feeling their best as they age. The cutting-edge program details easy and effective steps we can all take to rebuild the foundation of youth and enjoy better health, improved energy, and a positive outlook on life.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: I See You Made an Effort : Compliments Indignities and Survival Stories from the Edge of Fifty Gurwitch, Annabelle
I See You Made an Effort : Compliments Indignities and Survival Stories from the Edge of Fifty
A collection of humorous essays about aging by actress and comedian Annabelle Gurwitch.
2014
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Art of Growing Old: Aging with Grace Hennezel, Marie de
The Art of Growing Old: Aging with Grace
Combining personal anecdotes with psychological theory, philosophy, and eye-opening scientific research from around the world, de Hennezel shows why people should look forward to embracing everything aging has to offer in terms of human and spiritual enrichment.
2012
Adult Nonfiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: You're Old I'm Old-- Get Used to It! : 20 Reasons Why Growing Old is Great Ironside, Virginia
You're Old I'm Old-- Get Used to It! : 20 Reasons Why Growing Old is Great
Wry essays about the advantages and indulgences of aging. In her first nonfiction book published in the United States, Ironside explores the many unsung benefits of aging. There are ailments, but there are also fabulous meds. There are grandchildren--your reward for not killing your children. And then there's "wisdom," the random accumulated knowledge you can label as such precisely because you are old. This collection celebrates scattered memory, frequent naps, and mercifully lowered expectations.--From publisher description.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
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