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The Resource Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland

Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland

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Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old
Title
Happiness is a choice you make
Title remainder
lessons from a year among the oldest old
Statement of responsibility
John Leland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 2015, Leland set out to meet members of America's fastest-growing age group: 85 and up. He anticipated learning of challenges, of loneliness, and of the deterioration of body, mind, and quality of life. But the elders he met lived with a surprising lightness and contentment, revealing the late stages of life as unexpectedly rich and the elderly as incomparably wise. Here are reflections on how to "live better"-- from those who have mastered the art
Cataloging source
DLC
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1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leland, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Happiness in old age
  • Older people
  • Conduct of life
  • Wisdom
Label
Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240)
Contents
Meet the elders -- Surprise of a lifetime -- The paradox of old age -- Why older means wiser -- Love in the time of Lipitor -- On the other hand ... -- More years, less life? -- The lessons -- The lessons of Fred -- The lessons of Ping -- The lessons of John -- The lessons of Helen -- The lessons of Ruth -- The lessons of Jonas
Control code
1002211362
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374168186
Lccn
2017028940
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240)
Contents
Meet the elders -- Surprise of a lifetime -- The paradox of old age -- Why older means wiser -- Love in the time of Lipitor -- On the other hand ... -- More years, less life? -- The lessons -- The lessons of Fred -- The lessons of Ping -- The lessons of John -- The lessons of Helen -- The lessons of Ruth -- The lessons of Jonas
Control code
1002211362
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374168186
Lccn
2017028940
Other physical details
illustrations

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