Gerontology

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Happily Ever Older

By Moira Welsh

 

While Being Mortal (Atul Gawande) helped us understand disease and death, and Successful Aging (Daniel J. Levitin) showed us older years can be a time of joy and resilience, Happily Ever Older reveals how the right living arrangements can create a vibrancy that defies age or ... Read more

The New Old

By David Cravit

Focusing on the Baby Boomer generation, this argument explores how thisgroup is permanently destroying previous attitudes toward aging, retirement, senior citizens, and even the concept of death. An analysis of welfare rates and health-care costs demonstrates that the ?BoomersÔ are ... Read more