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Matthews, J. L.

Summary: To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough times. Long-Term Care helps you and your family understand the range of available choices. Even more important, it guides you toward the best care you can afford. You'll learn how to: explore your options for home care, assisted living, and nursing homes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.16 MAT

Hennezel, Marie de

Summary: "With wit and a soupçon of irreverence, Marie de Hennezel shows that there is no age limit for erotic joy. Through interviews with countless older French women and men, de Hennezel uncovers a plethora of tips for enjoying a rich and satisfying sex life after age sixty. She suggests that perhaps the most important point is to have a positive self-image-to love yourself-and instead of worrying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.9 HEN

Leider, Richard

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Our later years need not be a time of loss. This book helps readers embrace the positive possibilities of aging and provides guidance on doing so purposefully, with courage, compassion, and curiosity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 155.67 LEI

Miller, Michael

Summary: "Whether you are new to Facebook or would like to explore more of its features, My Facebook for Seniors makes learning to use the world's most popular social media site simple and fun. The full-color, step-by-step instructions make it easy to connect withfamily, friends, and colleagues; share digital photos and videos; interact with topic-oriented groups; and much more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Que 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 004.084 MIL

Summary: "Age of Champions is the award-winning documentary about five athletes [Doug Adams, George Riser, Jarol and Leah Duerksen, Charles Wilson, George Gentilhomme, and The Water Wizards] who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You'll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers as they triumph over the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AGE

3 holds on 10 copies

Summary: While her house undergoes repairs, fiercely independent senior Helen temporarily moves into a nearby retirement community. Once behind the doors of Pine Grove Senior Community, she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying 'mean girls' the likes of which she hasn't encountered since high school, all of which leaves her yearning for the solitude of home. But...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE QUE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie Queen 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD QUE

Aronson, Louise

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "[P]hysician and [...] author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is a [...] look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. For more than 5,000 years, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment that humans are living...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 ARO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.6097 ARD

Bonura, Kimberlee Bethany.

Summary: This course is designed to equip you with a basic understanding of how your body works and to enable you to set and meet your own health and fitness goals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 613 BON
Call number: CD 613 BON VOL. 1
Call number: CD 613 BON VOL. 2

Picard, André

Summary: "It took the coronavirus pandemic to open our eyes to the deplorable state of so many of the nation's long-term care homes: the inhumane conditions, overworked and underpaid staff, and lack of oversight. In this timely new book, esteemed health reporter André Picard reveals the full extent of the crisis in eldercare, and offers an urgently needed prescription to fix a broken system. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Canada 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 PIC

Alford, Henry

Summary: Part family memoir, part Studs Terkel, How To Live considers some unusual sources--deathbed confessions, late-in-life journals--as well as offering a rich compilation of interviews with the over-70 set to deliver a highly optimistic look at our dying days.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.67 ALF

Bowman, Linda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Santa Monica Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 BOW

Lawson, Wenn

Summary: Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 LAW

Drago, Dorothy A.

Summary: "In Living Safely, Aging Well, nationally recognized safety expert Dorothy A. Drago spells out how to prevent unintentional injury while cooking, gardening, sleeping, driving--and just walking around the house."--www.Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.0438 DRA

Loverde, Joy

Summary: Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old age For those who have no support system in place, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating prospect. Whether you have friends and family ready and able to help you or not, growing old does not have to be an inevitable decline into helplessness. It is possible to maintain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 LOV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 LOV

Clements, Carol

Summary: As you age, stumbling blocks are everywhere: the bottom step, the roadside curb, and even the living room carpet. But you don't have to live in fear of falling. With Better Balance for Life, you will learn all-new, simple activities to help you build strength and increase flexibility to improve your balance! In this ten-week program, personal trainer Carol Clements shows you effortless moves to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.1 CLE

Peterson, Karen.

Summary: Presents dozens of movements, not exercises, that anyone can do, even the frailest elder, with links to 60 on-line demonstration videos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Giving Back Books 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.70 Peterson 2013

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haworth Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.5946 HOU

Poo, Ai-jen.

Summary: By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today’s 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component to restoring the American dream, and, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361 POO

Miller, Michael

Summary: Provides step-by-step instructions for seniors on using the iPad, covering such topics as connecting to Wi-Fi and mobile carriers, using Siri, surfing the web, sending email, installing apps, managing multimedia, and fixing common problems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Que 2018

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Springstubb, Tricia

Summary: Khalil lives in the upstairs apartment with his family, which is big and busy and noisy. Downstairs lives Mr. Hagerty, who is quiet. Khalil and Mr. Hagerty don't appear to have a lot in common, but hot summer days have a way of bringing people together. As Khalil looks for buried treasure in the yard, Mr. Hagerty tends to his garden. Both help each other navigate language -- whether it be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SPR

Weverka, Peter

Summary: Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and easy explanations will help you understand Windows 10.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2016

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Sackville-West, V. (Victoria)

Summary: "Irreverently funny and surprisingly moving, All Passion Spent is the story of a woman who discovers who she is just before it is too late. After the death of elder statesman Lord Slane--a former prime minister of Great Britain and viceroy of India--everyone assumes that his eighty-eight-year-old widow will slowly fade away in her grief, remaining as proper, decorative, and dutiful as she has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAC

Manly, Carla Marie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Clinical psychologist Dr. Carla Marie Manly provides an important and meaningful window into womanhood for those approaching fifty and beyond. A must-read book for every woman who wants to embrace the aging process, Aging Joyfully invites the reader to discover a radiant life filled with freedom, beauty, and joy."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familius LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.262 MAN

Davies, Gail.

Summary: New wording for Amazon, for Fall Prevention: Stay On Your Own Two Feet! second edition Falls and fear of falling are a major challenge to living independently. Fall Prevention: Stay On Your Own Two Feet! tells you how to identify and reduce your fall risk factors. Topics covered include; fear of falling, posture, balance, strength, exercise, vision, medications, footwear,clothing, doctor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Infinity Publishing.com 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.6 Davies 2006

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