Celebrating Seniors

Updated September 21, 2023
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The Swedish art of ageing well : life wisdom from someone who will (probably) die before you
Magnusson, Margareta (Artist)
In her first book, Margareta Magnusson shared with the world the practical Swedish tradition of d st dning, or 'death cleaning' - clearing out unnecessary belongings so others don't have to do it for you. Now, unburdened by baggage (emotional and actual), she is able to focus on what makes...
A question of age : women, ageing and the forever self
Parsons, Jacinta
A beautifully written, searing and powerful examination of women and ageing that you will not be able to put down: intense, compelling, poetic, raging. Warning: this is not a self-help book. Or, a helpful book, necessarily. No one really needs 'help' with ageing. It will happen no...
No time to spare : thinking about what matters
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Ursula K. Le Guin on the absurdity of denying your age: "If I'm ninety and believe I'm forty-five, I'm headed for a very bad time trying to get out of the bathtub." On cultural perceptions of fantasy: "The direction of escape is toward freedom. So what is 'escapism' an...
Ageless : the new science of getting older without getting old
Steele, Andrew J.
'A stunner ... If you haven't got this book in your house, I don't know why' Chris Evans 'A startling wake-up call . . . Writing with the vim of a Bill Bryson and the technical knowledge of a scientist, Steele gives us a chance to grasp what's at stake' Independent...
Secrets of women's healthy ageing
Szoeke, Cassandra
Secrets of Women's Healthy Ageing draws on the findings of a unique study that has focused on the health of more than four hundred women in their mid-to-late lives. Over the past thirty years a team of international investigators has compiled a remarkable amount of data, aiming to raise...
Outlive : the science & art of longevity
Attia, Peter
- THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, AND OVER 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD GLOBALLY - This is the ultimate manual for living better and longer. For all its successes, mainstream medicine has failed to make much progress against the...
The path to longevity : how to reach 100 with the health and stamina of a 40-year-old
Fontana, Luigi
This easy-to-follow, comprehensive book outlines a lifestyle plan that integrates the principles of nutrition, diet, exercise, brain health and relationships that can help you not only live a long life but also a healthier more fulfilling life. The Path to Longevity...
Jellyfish age backwards : nature's secrets to longevity
Brendborg, Nicklas
We need to talk about mum & dad : a practical guide to parenting our ageing parents
Kittson, Jean
Everything you need to know about supporting ageing parents, from author and comedian Jean Kittson.This warm and witty practical guide is a one-stop shop for information on how to support your ageing loved ones: how to protect their health and wellbeing, keep them safe and secure, and enable them to...
We need to talk about ageing : essential conversations and practical advice to navigate the ageing journey with confidence
Levi, Melissa
Do you get the sense that something's just not quite right with Mum, Grandpa or yourself?Does your family avoid having the big conversations about ageing?Are you confused and overwhelmed?You are not alone.With over a decade of experience specialising in older people's...
Young forever : the secrets to living your longest, healthiest life
Hyman, Mark
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER 'Young Forever will change how you view aging. It will give you hope for living your best life for a very long time.' - Wim Hof, New York Times bestselling...
The longevity paradox : how to die young at a ripe old age
Gundry, Steven R.
From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradox comes a groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy, happy life. From the moment we are born, our cells begin to age. But aging does not have to mean decline. World-renowned surgeon Dr....
How to keep your brain young
Phelps, Kerryn
Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, Australia's most trusted GP, reveals how to keep our most important organ at its best throughout our lives. In her standout new book, Professor Phelps addresses what we all fear: losing mental function as we age. While ageing physically is inevitable, ageing mentally is...
The changing mind
Levitin, Daniel J.
The best-selling neuroscientist and author of The Organized Mind explains what happens to our brains from womb to tomb. We have long been encouraged to think of old age as synonymous with deterioration. Yet, recent studies show that our decision-making skills improve as we...
Successfully navigating your parents' senior years : critical information to maximize their independence and make sure they get the care they need
Bradbury, Star
No matter your parents' age or stage of life, this comprehensive guide walks you step-by-step through developing a flexible, proactive plan that will allow you to make the best, most informed decisions-for your parents' well-being and your own. Millions of Americans are in an...
The new long life : a framework for flourishing in a changing world
Scott, Andrew J.
A practical guide to how we can positively adapt to a changing world, from the internationally bestselling authors of The 100-Year Life'The London Business School professors Andrew J. Scott and Lynda Gratton have been predicting how society must adapt for years. Now they have a post...
Ageproof : living longer without running out of money or breaking a hip
Chatzky, Jean Sherman
Two of the world's leading experts explain the vital link between health and wealth that could add years to your life and dollars to your retirement savings. All the money in the world doesn't mean a thing if we can't get out of bed. And the healthiest body in the world won...
Brain health as you age : a practical guide to maintenance and prevention
Simmons, Steven P.
Library Journal, Starred Review Keep your brain healthy as you age by practicing proper maintenance and learning to identify problems as they arise. Have you ever spent 10 minutes looking for your reading glasses, and they were on the top of your head? Or...
A hard kick in the nuts : what I've learned from a lifetime of terrible decisions
Steve-O
Stephen "Steve-O" Glover--social media icon, comedy-touring stalwart, and star of Jackass--delivers a hilarious and practical guide to recovery, relationships, career, and how to keep thriving long after you should be dead. Steve-O is best known for his wildly dangerous, foolish...
Tuesdays with Morrie : an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson
Albom, Mitch
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A special 25th anniversary edition of the beloved book that has changed millions of lives with the story of an unforgettable friendship, the timeless wisdom of older generations, and healing lessons on loss and grief--featuring a new afterword by the author<...

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