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Coming to Terms with Aging: The Secret to Meaningful Time

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While many societies embrace aging, ours shuns it. We hide signs of aging and whistle past our mortality. We have euphemisms to avoid the "D" word. We create a new apartheid-based on age-that keeps elders segregated in assisted living facilities and nursing homes. All this fear of aging-our denial-undervalues time and erodes our self esteem. Imagine the tremendous benefits ...more
Paperback, 135 pages
Published September 15th 2007 by RDR Books
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Feb 07, 2011 Paul rated it really liked it
Most people have a less than healthy attitude toward aging and death. This book aims to change that.

In many families, especially in the West, death is joked about, or it is not mentioned at all. Consider the billions of dollars spent every year on anti-aging creams and treatments. The elderly are pushed into convalescent homes or assisted living faclities in a sort of medical apartheid. The first exposure to the word "mortality" is when a grandparent dies, or when the person is told by their doc
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