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The Resource Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland

Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland

Label
Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old
Title
Happiness is a choice you make
Title remainder
lessons from a year among the oldest old
Statement of responsibility
John Leland
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • A "look at what it means to grow old and a ... guide to well-being, [this book] weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the 'oldest old'--those eighty-five and up"--Dust jacket flap
  • In 2015, Leland set out to meet members of America's fastest-growing age group: 85 and up. He anticipated learning of challenges, of loneliness, and of the deterioration of body, mind, and quality of life. But the elders he met lived with a surprising lightness and contentment, revealing the late stages of life as unexpectedly rich and the elderly as incomparably wise. Here are reflections on how to "live better"-- from those who have mastered the art
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leland, John
Dewey number
305.2609747/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF724.85.H35
LC item number
L45 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Happiness in old age
  • Older people
  • Conduct of life
  • Wisdom
  • Conduct of life
  • Happiness in old age
  • Older people
  • Wisdom
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Later Years
  • SELF-HELP / Aging
  • SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Happiness
Label
Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Sarah Crichton Books"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Meet the elders -- Surprise of a lifetime -- The paradox of old age -- Why older means wiser -- Love in the time of Lipitor -- On the other hand ... -- More years, less life? -- The lessons -- The lessons of Fred -- The lessons of Ping -- The lessons of John -- The lessons of Helen -- The lessons of Ruth -- The lessons of Jonas
Control code
on1002211362
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374168186
Lccn
2017028940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374168186
  • (OCoLC)1002211362
Label
Happiness is a choice you make : lessons from a year among the oldest old, John Leland
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Sarah Crichton Books"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Meet the elders -- Surprise of a lifetime -- The paradox of old age -- Why older means wiser -- Love in the time of Lipitor -- On the other hand ... -- More years, less life? -- The lessons -- The lessons of Fred -- The lessons of Ping -- The lessons of John -- The lessons of Helen -- The lessons of Ruth -- The lessons of Jonas
Control code
on1002211362
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374168186
Lccn
2017028940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374168186
  • (OCoLC)1002211362

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