Summary: " We aspire to live in a country where old men are celebrated as vital elders but not demeaned if they become ill and dependent. We aspire to maintain health as well as maintain dignity and fulfillment in frailty. Old Man Country helps readers see and imagine these possibilities for themselves. The book follows the journey of a writer in search of wisdom, as he encounters twelve distinguished...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 Cole 2020
Contents: Stop complaining / Garrison Keillor -- Look for what's hopeful and go with it / Wendy Wasserstein -- Write your own top ten list / Patricia Farrell -- Find your inner elegy / Billy Collins -- Keep a sense of adventure / Marianne Williamson -- Stop obsessing about your flaws / Bobbi Brown -- Put your best face forward / Valerie J. Ablaza -- Wear comforable clothes / Diane von Furstenberg -- Take...
Publisher / Publication Date: Ronnie Sellers Productions 2005
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.79 Sellers
Summary: "Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they have always wanted to be. In Women Rowing North, Pipher offers a timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019