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  • Older and Wiser

    Inspiration and Advice for Retiring Baby Boomers

    Older and Wiser! is the inspiring new sequel to Older and Happier!, Dag Sebastian Ahlander’s joyful guide to turning retirement into a time of self-exploration. For many men, the years after sixty-five become the best of their lives-and with good reason. The office is left behind, the children have grown up, and you’re healthy, alert, and free to do what you want. Still, as with any big life ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • From Strength to Strength

    Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life

    The roadmap for finding purpose, meaning, and success as we age, from bestselling author, Harvard professor, and the Atlantic's happiness columnist Arthur Brooks.Many of us assume that the more successful we are, the less susceptible we become to the sense of professional and social irrelevance that often accompanies aging. But the truth is, the greater our achievements and our attachment to them, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Older and Happier!

    Inspiring, Amusing, and Useful Advice for Men of a Certain Age

    Of today’s retired men, one third are reasonably happy, one third are dissatisfied, and one third have resigned themselves to their situation. After retiring, Dag Sebastian Ahlander, former Swedish Consul General in New York, learned the importance of relishing every age-despite setbacks and illnesses-in order to acquire wisdom and perspective and gain greater satisfaction for the years that ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Secrets of Hawthorn Place

    A heartfelt and charming dual-time story of the power of love

    by Jenni Keer ...
    'This is definitely up there as one of the best books that I have read. It's got a special place in my heart. Just amazing!' 5* reader review'Gorgeous! Exuberant writing, convincing, adorable characters, romance and a little whimsy' TRACY REES***Love will always find a way . . .***Discover the intriguing secrets of Hawthorn Place in this heartfelt dual-time novel, filled with warmth and charm, ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • A Bittersweet Season

    Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves

    by Jane Gross ...
    Just a few of the vitally important lessons in caring for your aging parent—and yourself—from Jane Gross in A Bittersweet SeasonAs painful as the role reversal between parent and child may be for you, assume it is worse for your mother or father, so take care not to demean or humiliate them.Avoid hospitals and emergency rooms, as well as multiple relocations from home to assisted living facility ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Good Caregiver

    A One-of-a-Kind Compassionate Resource for Anyone Caring for an Aging Loved One

    A survival guide with an insider's perspective, for the millions of unprepared caregivers of aging loved ones.As Americans are living longer, an unprecedented number of people now require long-term care during their last years. More than 15 million adult children now care for their elderly parents, and unsuspecting caregivers are usually unprepared financially, emotionally, and practically for the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Lying Wife

    An absolutely gripping psychological thriller

    by Kathryn Croft ...
    Be careful what you wish for…Callie has known sadness, and sometimes doubted she would ever have the life she wanted. When she meets James, also no stranger to grief, it seems as though her luck has changed. She becomes his wife, and in the process a stepmother to his two sons. Callie has finally got what she always imagined for herself.But things don’t go to plan for Callie. She tries to get ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The One After the One

    A gorgeously heartwarming and funny romance

    by Cass Lester ...
    Book 2 - The Broken Hearted Optimists Club
    How do you know if they’re The One (after The One)?Charley’s in a new relationship with perfect boyfriend, Ricky, slowly moving on from the death of her husband. But having only ever been in love once before, how can she know when it’s the real deal? Ricky is perfect, but she’s not convinced he’s perfect for her…Taking the bull by the horns after separating from her cheating husband, Pam has ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Still Here

    Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying

    by Ram Dass ...
    More than thirty years ago, an entire generation sought a new way of life, looking for fulfillment and meaning in a way no one had before. Leaving his teaching job at Harvard, Ram Dass embodied the role of spiritual seeker, showing others how to find peace within themselves in one of the greatest spiritual classics of the twentieth century, the two-million-copy bestseller Be Here Now. As many of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Songs of the Baka and Other Discoveries

    Travels after Sixty-Five

    Abandoning the comfort and security of a typical retirement, a couple travels and treks through the most isolated parts of the world.After their retirement, Dennis James and Barbara Grossman decide to travel where tour buses won’t and where the US government says don’t,” incorporating trekking into their travels as a way to see untouched areas of the world considered inhospitable by many.Armed ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?

    How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and Be Healthier with Fewer Drugs

    In an epidemic of overmedication, who can you turn to for help?You most certainly know someone whose life depends on the prescription drugs they take: it may be your husband, who takes sleeping pills to counteract the anxiety his heart medications cause him, or it may be your aging father, who takes upwards of twenty pills a day for everything from arthritis to high blood pressure. But we’ve all ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Age in Place

    A Guide to Modifying, Organizing and Decluttering Mom and Dad's Home

    A practical step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple modifications that can help seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate, this reference offers readers clear and practical solutions. Author Lynda Shrager is a registered, national board certified occupational therapist, a master's level social worker and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) with more than thirty-seven years' ... Read more

    $14.29 USD

  • Sixty: A Diary

    My Year of Aging Semi-Gracefully

    by Ian Brown ...
    “This is the thing, you see: I am on my way to being an old man. But at sixty, I am still the youngest of old men.”As acclaimed journalist and author Ian Brown’s sixtieth birthday loomed, every moment seemed to present a choice: Confront, or deny, the biological fact that the end was now closer than the beginning. Brown chose instead to notice every moment—to try to capture precisely what he was ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • In the Early Times

    A Life Reframed

    by Tad Friend ...
    **In this “dazzling” (John Irving) memoir, acclaimed New Yorker staff writer Tad Friend reflects on the pressures of middle age, exploring his relationship with his dying father as he raises two children of his own.“How often does a memoir build to a stomach-churning, I-can’t-breathe climax in its final pages? . . . Brilliant, intensely moving.”—William Finnegan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Late Migrations

    A Natural History of Love and Loss

    From the New York Times columnist, a portrait of a family and the cycles of joy and grief that mark the natural world: “Has the makings of an American classic.” —Ann PatchettGrowing up in Alabama, Margaret Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red-dirt roads, and a fiercely loved daughter. Here, in brief essays, she traces a tender and honest portrait of her complicated parents ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Did I Say That Out Loud?

    Midlife Indignities and How to Survive Them

    From the former editor-in-chief of Real Simple, enjoy this hilarious and deeply insightful take on the indignities of middle age and how to weather them with grace: "A pure pleasure to read" (Cathi Hanauer, author of Gone).Do you hate the term “middle age?” So does Kristin van Ogtrop, who is still trying to come up with a less annoying way to describe those years when you find yourself both ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Viagra Diaries

    A funny, fearless, and inspiring novel about dating after the age of sixty.THE NOVEL THAT PROVES THERE’S PLENTY OF LIFE—AND HOT SEX—AFTER SIXTY!Just because Anny Applebaum qualifies for a senior discount doesn’t mean she’s ready for retirement. But if she wants to keep her job at the San Francisco Times, she’ll have to find a way to spice up her lifestyle column. Even if it means posting her ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • I Feel Bad About My Neck

    by Nora Ephron ...
    #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A candid, hilarious look at women of a certain age and dealing with the tribulations of maintenance, menopause, empty nests, and life itself.“Wickedly witty ... Crackling sharp ... Fireworks shoot out [of this collection].” —The Boston GlobeWith her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron chronicles her life as an obsessed cook ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer

    A Novella

    A little book with a big heart—from the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Anxious People.“I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know.” —Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still AliceFrom the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Bettyville

    A Memoir

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD“A beautifully crafted memoir, rich with humor and wisdom.” —Will Schwalbe, author of The End of Your Life Book Club“The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great charm. But then he plunges deep, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Life Is So Good

    One man’s extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98“Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn’t anything I would change about my life.”—George DawsonIn this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slave’s grandson who learned to read at age 98 and lived to the age of 103, reflects on his life and shares ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Other Husband

    A gripping psychological thriller

    by Kathryn Croft ...
    One dinner party will destroy everything.The night that throws a wrecking ball into Abby’s life starts out perfectly at first. There’s still a hint of summer sun in the purple-streaked sky. Abby and her best friend, Sienna, look on fondly as their two husbands laugh under the garden gazebo. None of them know it’s the last time they will be together again.What starts out as just a little fun, has ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Natural Causes

    An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

    From the celebrated author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, Natural Causes describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Bad Childhood---Good Life

    How to Blossom and Thrive in spite of an

    "There is extraordinary quality of spirit that leads one to aspire to conquering rather than surviving. I hope you discover that spirit in yourself.” — Dr. LauraThe #1 national bestselling author and popular syndicated radio host shows men and women that they can have a good life no matter how much they struggled in their childhood. Bad Childhood—Good Life aims to help you accept the truth of the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD