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Lagniappe - Encyclopedia of Growing Older By Kim Stafford
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This is an encyclopedia of thoughts about growing older--both whimsical and serious--punctuated by poems that ponder how to age with grace. The book was written during a week-long "writing... More > marathon" with fellow writers in the French Quarter of New Orleans, where things grow ever more vivid as they grow older--old customs, old words (like "lagniappe"), old ways of understanding the river of change. This book serves my mission as Oregon's poet laureate: to serve readers with diverse perspectives through the lens of poetry and lyric prose.< Less
The Minister's Family Grows Older By Rita Muff
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Rita Muff is the wife of a Methodist Minister in the United Kingdom. This new book, the last in the series, follows on from her previous books "The Minister's Family" and "The... More > Minister's Family Grows". All three are based on her experience following her husband's ordination and show the family life she knew at first hand, particularly the pressures of juggling work and family life. Rev. John Williams comes to the end of his time ministering to the people of Cotteswold, a small village near Gloucester and they move to Lincoln, where he has wider responsibilities. Family life continues in this new situation until retirement comes, bringing even greater changes and new opportunities, and the story ends with their Golden Wedding celebrations.< Less
What Christmas is as we Grow Older By Charles Dickens
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Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional... More > characters. During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to enjoy an enduring popularity among the general reading public.< Less
Growing Older On a Treadmill: Confessions of Nerdom, Beliefs, and Stagnation By Greg Belle
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Greg Belle believes that the ultimate purpose of life is to live, learn, love, work, and above all, teach. With that purpose in mind, Greg combines personal experiences with satirical commentary on... More > the social and political issues that surround us in America and across the globe in an attempt to better the world, one reflection at a time. Greg, who one day hopes he can jump off his own treadmill and step outside his comfort zone, believes we are designed not to inflict pain, but instead to help each other and, in the process, preserve humanity. While offering his take on a wide range of topics, Greg provides a poignant glimpse into his own challenging journey through life with the intent of helping anyone who might be “stuck” and uncertain of which way to head next. Growing Older on a Treadmill shares reflections and anecdotes that encourage others to live, learn, love, work and teach, no matter what their obstacles.< Less
Growing Older on a Treadmill: Confessions of Nerdom, Beliefs, and Stagnation By Greg Belle
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Greg Belle believes that the ultimate purpose of life is to live, learn, love, work, and above all, teach. With that purpose in mind, Greg combines personal experiences with satirical commentary on... More > the social and political issues that surround us in America and across the globe in an attempt to better the world, one reflection at a time. Greg, who one day hopes he can jump off his own treadmill and step outside his comfort zone, believes we are designed not to inflict pain, but instead to help each other and, in the process, preserve humanity. While offering his take on a wide range of topics, Greg provides a poignant glimpse into his own challenging journey through life with the intent of helping anyone who might be “stuck” and uncertain of which way to head next. Growing Older on a Treadmill shares reflections and anecdotes that encourage others to live, learn, love, work and teach, no matter what their obstacles.< Less
When I Grow Up By Patrick Caruso
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A boy wonders what he wants to do when he gets older before getting advice from a family member.
Get Connected - Linking Older Adults With Resources on Medication, Alcohol, and Mental Health By Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Alcohol and medication misuse and mental health conditions can be significant problems for older adults. Our growing life expectancy, coupled with the aging of the “baby boom” generation... More > make the need to address these issues more critical than ever before. As with other age groups, by preventing these problems from occurring in the first place, and by addressing them promptly when they do arise, we can enhance the lives and health of millions of older Americans. The Get Connected Toolkit was created to help health and aging services providers learn more about alcohol and medication misuse and mental health conditions in older adults so they can address these issues more effectively. It has been designed to help health and aging services providers undertake health promotion, advance prevention messages and education, and undertake screening and referral for mental health conditions and the misuse of alcohol and medications.< Less
Growing Up With Tobo By Audra Schroeder
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"Growing up with Tobo" is a book about two sister robots who go on adventures and explore like young kids. Towards the end of the book, the older sister robot moves away and the sisters... More > have to figure out new ways to communicate and enjoy each others friendship.< Less
Gizmo Grows Old By Anne Heath
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Gizmo is happy, but he's growing old. His brother, Shiloh, is growing older, too. These are big changes in his life. Gizmo and his human, Anne, have to learn to live life one day at a time and then... More > let go so Shiloh can cross Rainbow Bridge. It's a journey for both of them.< Less
24 Growing up Stories By WHH
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This book relates, in a charming, thoughtful and thought-provoking fashion twenty-four formative episodes in a child’s life. A girl grows up into her early teens and learns, with the help of... More > her mother and in the company of a friend, to deal with fearful, difficult and embarrassing experiences. The manner of presentation is down to earth and imaginative. The 24 ‘stories’ dovetail and add up to a couple of years in the life of a girl with an upbringing and an inquiring mind. Suitable for age ten years and older. Parental adults will find this book interesting.< Less

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