Tools for Professionals Who Work With Seniors


Bookshelf - Aging

Ageless Aging: A Woman’s Guide to Increasing Healthspan, Brainspan, and Lifespan

Maddy Dychtwald

Ageless Aging presents a pioneering new way for women to age—an ascent that includes feeling youthful and vital while gaining wisdom, resilience, and experience. It provides a holistic, actionable plan that will help women make use of all the tools available to them as they grow older.

Keenagers: Telling a New Story about Aging

Dr. Corinne Auman

Are you looking for a book that will inspire and motivate you to take on new challenges and break outdated stereotypes about aging? Keenagers: Telling a New Story about Aging by Dr. Corinne Auman is the perfect read. This book will change your life by showing you that life doesn’t have to stop when the gray hairs start to come in. It will empower you to make the most of your later years and find new adventures and opportunities, no matter your age.

What you’ll find in Keenagers:
– Learn how to embrace and make the most of your later years
– Get inspired to take on new challenges and break outdated stereotypes of aging
– Discover how to create a fulfilling life, even when faced with changing circumstances
– Explore the stories of keenagers and gain a deeper understanding of the aging process

Successfully Navigating Your Parents' Senior Years: Critical Information to Maximize Their Independence and Make Sure They Get the Care They Need

Star Bradbury

No matter your parents’ age or stage of life, this comprehensive guide walks you step-by-step through developing a flexible, proactive plan that will allow you to make the best, most informed decisions—for your parents’ well-being and your own.

The AgeTech Revolution: A Book about the Intersection of Aging and Technology

Keren Etkin

In The AgeTech Revolution, Keren Etkin takes you on a journey to explore what the intersection of tech and aging looks like today. This book explores the changing face of aging in the 21st century, through the lens of the fast-paced digital transformation our society is going through. It goes into challenges of aging that are currently being tackled by technology – using the real-life stories of tech entrepreneurs and older adults. Etkin also provides a glimpse into the future, and what agetech could be like five, ten, fifteen years down the road. We have a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to impact the experience of living as an older adult in this world, using technology. The AgeTech Revolution provides us with the data and perspective necessary to change our tech landscape and to create a world that is more inclusive and supportive of older adults.

Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long and Well You Live

Becca Levy PhD

Yale professor and leading expert on the psychology of successful aging, Dr. Becca Levy, draws on her ground-breaking research to show how age beliefs can be improved so they benefit all aspects of the aging process, including the way genes operate and the extension of life expectancy by 7.5 years.

Essential Strategies for the Dementia Caregiver: Learning to PACE Yourself

Tami Anastasia

ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR THE DEMENTIA CAREGIVER offers a fresh and practical approach to the challenges faced by wives, husbands, and adult children who care for loved ones with dementia. Using the 4 D’s of Dementia Care – detach, document, diffuse, distract – caregivers can find solutions for behaviors ranging from shadowing to wandering to medication refusal. The PACE model emphasizes the importance of prioritizing the caregiver’s well-being while navigating the dementia journey.

Wisdom from Those in Care

Connie Goldman

With frank detail and profound understanding, Wisdom from Those in Care illuminates the trials, frustrations, hopes, and fears of those in care as they learn to accept help and adjust to the changes and challenges in their lives. Anyone who has received or given care will appreciate these moving accounts of nurtured spirits and transformed lives.

With a Little Help from Our Friends: Creating Community as We Grow Older

Beth Baker

In this book, an award-winning journalist tells the story of people devising innovative ways to live as they approach retirement, options that ensure they are surrounded by a circle of friends, family, and neighbors.

Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?

Joy Loverde

For those who have no support system in place, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating prospect. It is possible to maintain a good quality of life in your later years, but having a plan is essential.

What's Worth Knowing

Wendy Lustbader

Colorful and enlightening vignettes about life by everyday people in their seventies, eighties, and nineties.

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