|a30 lessons for living :|btried and true advice from the wisest Americans /|cKarl Pillemer.
|aThirty lessons for living
|aNew York :|bPlume/Penguin Books,|c
|axv, 271 p. ;|c21 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aWho are the wisest Americans and what can they tell us? -- Great together : lessons for a happy marriage -- Glad to get up in the morning : lessons for a successful and fulfilling career -- Nobody's perfect : lessons for a lifetime of parenting -- Find the magic : lessons for aging fearlessly and well -- I can look everyone in the eye : lessons for living a life without regrets -- Choose happiness : lessons for living like an expert -- The last lesson -- Ten questions to ask the experts in your life.
|aAfter a chance encounter with a remarkable 90-year-old woman, renowned gerontologist Pillemer decided to find out what older people know about life that the rest don't. While some of their tales reaffirmed timeless wisdom, others surprised Pillemer with the unexpected.
Draws on a renowned gerontologist's extensive discussions with hundreds of senior-aged Americans to reveal wisdom gleaned from their experiences with everything from families and finances to careers and aging, in a lifestyle primer that ...