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Freedom with Food and Fitness

Alana Van Der Sluys

No matter who you are, you’ve probably experienced the shame, guilt, and frustration of trying to be “healthy” and “fit.” You may have tried Whole30, Keto, Weight Watchers, or Paleo, and paired it with Beachbody or Peloton workouts that leave you exhausted, hungry, and unhappy with your body. The cycle ends now: You deserve to be at peace with food, and feel energized and joyful with your exercise routine. You deserve freedom.

Keep Your Wits About You: The Science of Brain Maintenance as You Age

Vonetta M. Dotson, PhD

Neuropsychologist and gerontologist Voneta M. Dotson summarizes the science behind brain health and offers behavioral strategies for improving it, such as targeted exercise, social engagement, and cognitive training. Each chapter presents the research behind a given strategy and practical guidance on how to incorporate healthy behaviors into daily life.

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.

Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling

Richard J. Leider

It’s the end of work as we know it. Career paths look nothing like they did in the days before phones got smart. We work more hours at more jobs for more years than ever before. So it’s vital that we know how to find work that allows us to remain true to who we are in the deepest sense.

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 To Do With Your Stuff

Lois Tager

What to Do with Your Stuff details the aspects of storing, assigning, allocating, organizing, and even the disposing of your possessions. Problems with moving and downsizing are also addressed.

Visionaries Have Wrinkles: Conversations with Wise Women Who Are Reshaping The Future

Karen Sands

Women visionaries share their no-holds-barred inspirational points of view on growing older boldly, wisely, and visibly to reshape the future for all of us. These women don’t just tell it like it is. They tell it like it can be. For all of us.

Live Your Legacy Now! Ten Simple Steps to Find Your Passion and Change the World

Barbara Greenspan Shaiman

The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Shaiman shares stories from her family history and over thirty years of her own life experience as a successful educator, business woman, and social entrepreneur to inspire and guide you to create a vision and plan for initiating a personal legacy.

Legacies of the Heart: Living a Life That Matters

Margaret L Newhouse

What legacies have you received and what will you pass on, to leave the world a little better than you found it? In Legacies of the Heart, Meg Newhouse provides an unconventional compass to discover and shape your legacies.

Late-Life Love: Romance and New Relationships in Later Years

Connie Goldman

Contains interviews with more than twenty older couples about their partnerships and late-life romances.

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