Aging

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A Bright and Steady Flame

By Luanne Armstrong

In 1974, after escaping an abusive marriage, Luanne Armstrong struggled with poverty and caring for four small children. During this time, the author and Sam Moore began their friendship; they were both young single parents in crisis, and needed to change their lives. They supported ... Read more

A Roller-coaster Ride

By Naomi Beth Wakan

Silver medal for the 4th Annual Living Now Book Awards

Now past her eightieth birthday, Naomi Beth Wakan is well-placed to be writing about aging. Qualifying between merely being old and old-old, she considers retirement homes, elder abuse, death and the often thorny question ... Read more

Different Minds

By Lorna Drew & Leo Ferrari

Lorna Drew thought her partner was carrying his absent-minded professor status too far, until, two years ago, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease. A thoughtful memoir and a wide-ranging handbook, Different Minds is an illuminating side-by-side account of life with Alzheimer ... Read more

Moments of Glad Grace

By Alison Wearing

 

“As a writer, Wearing is all luscious texture and running narrative. ” — The Globe and Mail

Moments of Glad Grace is a moving and witty memoir of aging, familial love, and the hunt for roots and belonging. The story begins as a trip from Canada to Ireland in search of ... Read more

Paradise, Later Years

By Marion Quednau

Marion Quednau?s collection PARADISE, LATER YEARS plays with the language of juxtaposition, nothing is straight on; if there?s quiet beauty by the sea, there?s a passing warship. Quednau?s lyricism, whether of river or lover, bears witness to relationships transformed by the ... Read more

Reverberations

By Marion Agnew

Most people think Alzheimer's Disease is the same as memory loss, if they think about it at all. But most people prefer to ignore it, hoping that if they ignore it hard enough, it will go away. That was certainly Marion Agnew's hope, even after she knew her mother's diagnosis. ... Read more

Reverberations

By Marion Agnew

Most people think Alzheimer's Disease is the same as memory loss, if they think about it at all. But most people prefer to ignore it, hoping that if they ignore it hard enough, it will go away. That was certainly Marion Agnew's hope, even after she knew her mother's diagnosis. ... Read more