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Aging Our Way Lessons for Living from 85 and Beyond

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ISBN-10: 0199797900

ISBN-13: 9780199797905

Edition: 2011

Authors: Meika Loe

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List price: $59.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/6/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 9.29" wide x 6.42" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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Prologue: 30-60-90: On Age and Perspective
Introduction: Living at Home and Making it Work
Continue to Do What You Did
(Re) Design Your Living Space
Live in Moderation
Take Time for Self
Askfor Help; Mobilize Resources
Connect with Peers
Resort to Tomfoolery
Care for Others
Reach out to Family
Get Intergenerational; Redefine Family
Insist on Hugs
Be Adaptable
Accept and Prepare for Death
Conclusion: New Perspectives on the Oldest Old
Postscript: On Doing Ninety (by Ann)
Epilogue: Updates on Study Participants
Appendix: Best Practices in Supporting Aging in Place