Tuesdays with Morrie: an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson.
by Albom, Mitch
Mitch Albom, well-known sportswriter and TV commentator, turned on Nightline to find his former college professor, Morrie Schwartz, talking to Ted Koppel about Morrie's terminal illness. Mitch had not seen Morrie since college, so he flew to Massachusetts and did so every Tuesday until Morrie's death and learned that his own life was more than just the accretion of fame and success.
Elderhouse : planning your best home ever
by Altman, Adelaide
Desiging a home considering both the freedom and the needs of older life.
The new love and sex after 60
by Butler, Robert N.,
The effects of normal aging, medical problems, and drugs on sexuality and how to overcome roadblocks; physical and emotional sexual fitness; singlehood and relationships; sexual enhancement tips; dating, remarriage, and one's children; and finding help.
Is your parent in good hands? : protecting your aging parent from financial abuse and neglect
by Carnot, Edward J.,
Financial exploitation of older adults, especially those with memory loss, is all too common but rarely dealt with in the consumer-aging literature. A cautionary tale for children of older parents.
The Red Hat Society : fun and friendship after fifty
by Cooper, Sue Ellen
Covering marriage, children, grandparents, careers, retirement, and more, this is the official book of The Red Hat Society, a craze that is sweeping the nation. Two-color text & illustrations throughout.
Old friends : a novel
by Dixon, Stephen
The lifelong friendship between two writers becomes an unsurpassed bond that keeps the men together, even to the very end.
The best home businesses for people 50+ : opportunities for people who believe the best is yet to be!
by Edwards, Paul
More than 70 businesses you can start from home in middle-age or retirement
The anti-aging solution : 5 simple steps to looking and feeling young
by Giampapa, Vincent C.
A five-step program that claims to reverse the aging process.
Lifelines : living longer, growing frail, taking heart
by Gillick, Muriel R
Many people over 85 are heavily dependent physically and emotionally on family members, who are frequently at a loss as to how to best help them. Here are ways that the elderly and their families can deal more effectively with the years of decline before death, using common sense, empathy, and professional experience.
The last gift of time : life beyond sixty
by Heilbrun, Carolyn G.
This noted author had never wanted to live past 70. On her 70th birthday, she took a good look at her whole life, and realized that the previous ten years had been filled with unexpected joys and fulfillment.
Unbelievably good deals and great adventures that you absolutely can't get unless you're over 50
by Heilman, Joan Rattner.
Travel perks for Seniors! Trips, discounts, clubs, programs, and special perks for anyone over 50.
Are your parents driving you crazy?
by Ilardo, Joseph A.
How to resolve the most common dilemmas with aging parents.
My mother's hip : lessons from the world of eldercare
by Margolies, Luise
Like many adult children, Margolies learned her lessons about eldercare in the midst of crises. This book is intended to ease the information-gathering and decision-making processes for others involved in eldercare.
The savvy senior [large print] : the ultimate guide to health, family, and finances for senior citizens
by Miller, Jim
The author of The Savvy Senior newspaper column provides useful information, answers, and valuable resources for Seniors!
Gettin' old ain't for wimps
by O'Connor, Karen
Inspiration and stories to warm your heart, and tickle your funny bone!
Thank you & goodnight [videorecording]
by Oxenburg, Jan. (dir)
A woman reviews her grandmother's life and impact on her own life while her grandmother endures a final, terminal illness. Shows humor and wild imagination in exploring this topic.
The hard questions for adult children and their aging parents [large print] : 100 essential questions for facing the future together, with courage and compassion
by Piver, Susan
How to deal with, and minimize the regrets of dealing with, the declining health of a parent.
Getting old without getting anxious : conquering late-life anxiety
by Rabins, Peter V.
Learn how late-life anxiety differs from, anxiety in younger people. Identify the disorder a loved one may have, and its causes. Treat the affliction with the best remedy, or combination of options available.
Should mom be left alone? should dad be driving? : your q & a companion for caregiving
by Rhodes, Linda M. Colvin
Answers and advise on health care, hospitals, family conflicts, nutrition, legal needs, and other subjects.
Taking care of mom & dad : the money, politics and emotions that come with supporting your parents
by Rust, Mike.
Effective ways to get the most for your parents, and the physical, emotional, and family issues that affect them directly.
Doing the right thing : taking care of your elderly parents even if they didn't take care of you
by Satow, Roberta.
How to prepare to care for your sick or elderly parents. It's ok to feel ambivalent.
The older the fiddle, the better the tune
by Scott, Willard.
The joys of reaching a certain age!
Fifty things to do when you turn fifty : 50 experts on the subject of turning 50
by Sellers, Ronnie (ed)
For aging baby boomers, reassurance that the best times are ahead!
Seniors' rights : your legal guide to living life to the fullest
by Sember, Brette McWhorter
Offers an easy-to-understand legal perspective on the finances, living arrangements, benefits, and rights of the golden years.
Long-term care : your financial planning guide
by Shelton, Phyllis R.
Long term care insurance - is it right for you?
The memory bible : an innovative strategy for keeping your brain young
by Small, Gary W.
Where did I set down my (keys, wallet, cell phone…) Ways to exercise your memory, and keep "senior moments" at bay!
How to say it to seniors : closing the communication gap with our elders
by Solie, David
Geriatric psychology expert Solie offers help in removing the typical communication blocks many experience with the elderly.
Grandparents' rights : with forms
by Truly, Traci
This book addresses the rights of grandparents, a growing segment of the population. Divorced and deceased parents are also addressed here in relation to grandparent's right.
Healthy aging : a lifelong guide to your physical and spiritual well-being
by Weil, Andrew.
Learn the secrets of healthy longevity--diet, activity, and attitude--from cultures around the world. An amazing book that shows that aging is a natural part of life, that can be active, productive and satisfying.
Easy computing for seniors
by Wood, Frank K
Step by step handbook, from start-up to shut-down.
Letters for Emily : a novel
by Wright, Camron Steve.
Harry Whitney is dying--not only dying, he's losing his mind. Afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, he knows his "good" time is short. Worried he'll ultimately be remembered as mean and contemptible, Harry compiles a book of his own poems as a final gift to Emily, his favorite granddaughter. His secret hope is that somehow his words will heal tenuous relationships in a family that is falling apart.