Books for Adults
by Albom, Mitch
Mitch Albom, well-known sportswriter and TV commentator, turned on Nightline to find his former college professor, Morrie Schwartz, talking to Ted Koppel about Morrie's terminal illness. Mitch had not seen Morrie since college, so he flew to Massachusetts and did so every Tuesday until Morrie's death and learned that his own life was more than just the accretion of fame and success.
by Altman, Adelaide
Desiging a home considering both the freedom and the needs of older life.
by Butler, Robert N.,
The effects of normal aging, medical problems, and drugs on sexuality and how to overcome roadblocks; physical and emotional sexual fitness; singlehood and relationships; sexual enhancement tips; dating, remarriage, and one's children; and finding help.
by Carnot, Edward J.,
Financial exploitation of older adults, especially those with memory loss, is all too common but rarely dealt with in the consumer-aging literature. A cautionary tale for children of older parents.
by Cooper, Sue Ellen
Covering marriage, children, grandparents, careers, retirement, and more, this is the official book of The Red Hat Society, a craze that is sweeping the nation. Two-color text & illustrations throughout.
by Dixon, Stephen
The lifelong friendship between two writers becomes an unsurpassed bond that keeps the men together, even to the very end.
by Edwards, Paul
More than 70 businesses you can start from home in middle-age or retirement
by Giampapa, Vincent C.
A five-step program that claims to reverse the aging process.
by Gillick, Muriel R
Many people over 85 are heavily dependent physically and emotionally on family members, who are frequently at a loss as to how to best help them. Here are ways that the elderly and their families can deal more effectively with the years of decline before death, using common sense, empathy, and professional experience.
by Heilbrun, Carolyn G.
This noted author had never wanted to live past 70. On her 70th birthday, she took a good look at her whole life, and realized that the previous ten years had been filled with unexpected joys and fulfillment.
by Heilman, Joan Rattner.
Travel perks for Seniors! Trips, discounts, clubs, programs, and special perks for anyone over 50.
by Ilardo, Joseph A.
How to resolve the most common dilemmas with aging parents.
by Margolies, Luise
Like many adult children, Margolies learned her lessons about eldercare in the midst of crises. This book is intended to ease the information-gathering and decision-making processes for others involved in eldercare.
by Miller, Jim
The author of The Savvy Senior newspaper column provides useful information, answers, and valuable resources for Seniors!
by O'Connor, Karen
Inspiration and stories to warm your heart, and tickle your funny bone!
by Oxenburg, Jan. (dir)
A woman reviews her grandmother's life and impact on her own life while her grandmother endures a final, terminal illness. Shows humor and wild imagination in exploring this topic.
by Piver, Susan
How to deal with, and minimize the regrets of dealing with, the declining health of a parent.
by Rabins, Peter V.
Learn how late-life anxiety differs from, anxiety in younger people. Identify the disorder a loved one may have, and its causes. Treat the affliction with the best remedy, or combination of options available.
by Rhodes, Linda M. Colvin
Answers and advise on health care, hospitals, family conflicts, nutrition, legal needs, and other subjects.
by Rust, Mike.
Effective ways to get the most for your parents, and the physical, emotional, and family issues that affect them directly.
by Satow, Roberta.
How to prepare to care for your sick or elderly parents. It's ok to feel ambivalent.
by Scott, Willard.
The joys of reaching a certain age!
by Sellers, Ronnie (ed)
For aging baby boomers, reassurance that the best times are ahead!
by Sember, Brette McWhorter
Offers an easy-to-understand legal perspective on the finances, living arrangements, benefits, and rights of the golden years.
by Shelton, Phyllis R.
Long term care insurance - is it right for you?
by Small, Gary W.
Where did I set down my (keys, wallet, cell phone…) Ways to exercise your memory, and keep "senior moments" at bay!
by Solie, David
Geriatric psychology expert Solie offers help in removing the typical communication blocks many experience with the elderly.
by Truly, Traci
This book addresses the rights of grandparents, a growing segment of the population. Divorced and deceased parents are also addressed here in relation to grandparent's right.
by Weil, Andrew.
Learn the secrets of healthy longevity--diet, activity, and attitude--from cultures around the world. An amazing book that shows that aging is a natural part of life, that can be active, productive and satisfying.
by Wood, Frank K
Step by step handbook, from start-up to shut-down.
by Wright, Camron Steve.
Harry Whitney is dying--not only dying, he's losing his mind. Afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, he knows his "good" time is short. Worried he'll ultimately be remembered as mean and contemptible, Harry compiles a book of his own poems as a final gift to Emily, his favorite granddaughter. His secret hope is that somehow his words will heal tenuous relationships in a family that is falling apart.