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Chittister, Joan.

Contents: Introduction: the purpose of life -- Regret -- Meaning -- Fear -- Ageism -- Joy -- Transition -- Transformation -- Newness -- Discontinuity -- Accomplishment -- Adjustment -- Fulfillment -- Mystery -- Relationships -- Tale-telling -- Letting go -- Learning -- Religion -- Freedom -- Success -- Time -- Wisdom -- Sadness -- Dreams -- Limitations -- Solitude -- Productivity -- Memories -- Future --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BlueBridge 2008

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Carter, Jimmy

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Pub. Group 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 CAR

Armstrong, Sue

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Summary: "The question of how and why organisms age has teased scientists for centuries. There are myriad competing theories, from the idea that aging is a simple wear and tear process, like the rusting of a car, to the belief that aging and death are genetically programmed and controlled. In fact, there is no clearly defined limit to life, and no single, predictable program playing itself out:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2019

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Carter, Jimmy

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print, in association with Ballantine Pub. Group 1998

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.26 CAR

Pipher, Mary Bray

4 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they have always wanted to be. In Women Rowing North, Pipher offers a timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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Loe, Meika

Summary: Aging Our Way follows the everyday lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) living at home and mostly alone, to understand how they create and maintain meaningful lives for themselves. Meika Loe explores how the very old navigate the practical challenges of living as independently as possible while staying healthy, connected, and comfortable--Book jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 LOE

Vaillant, George E.

Summary: Argues "that individual lifestyle choices play a greater role than genetics, wealth, race, or other factors in determining how happy people are in later life."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 VAI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.26 Vaillant 2002

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY

Summary: Ben is a 23-year-old slacker who meets up and coming career girl Alison at a bar. They end up having a one night stand. Eight weeks later, Ben is shocked when Alison meets him and reveals that she is pregnant. Despite having little in common, the two decide that they have to at least try to make some kind of relationship work for the baby's sake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY KNO