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BOOK REVIEWS

With the aging of America has come an abundance of books and news articles on the subject. Here you will find reviews of some of the books that other librarians have found useful in their understanding and needs assessment of older patrons.

brown arrow preceding menu linkAdaptive Technologies for Learning and Work Environments, 2nd Edition, by Joseph J. Lazzaro (reviewed by Ann Pearce)

brown arrow preceding menu linkAnd Thou Shalt Honor: A Caregiver's Companion by Beth Witrogen McLeod (Editor). (reviewed by Liz Nix)

brown arrow preceding menu linkAging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier and More Meaningful Lives, by David Snowden, Ph.D. (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkAmerica the Wise: The Longevity Revolution and the True Wealth of Nations, by Theodore Roszak (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkAre You Hungry Dear? Life, Laughs, and Lasagna from the Star of Everybody Loves Raymond by Doris Roberts with Danelle Morton. (reviewed by Liz Nix)

brown arrow preceding menu linkArts and Crafts for the Elderly: A Resource Book for Activity Directors in Healthcare Facilities by Evelyn Lowman. (reviewed by Liz Nix)

brown arrow preceding menu linkBe an Outrageous Older Man: Action Guide for Men 50 and Beyond, by Bart Lindeman (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkEmotional Longevity: What Really Determines How Long You Live, by Norman B. and P. Elizabeth Anderson (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkThe Fountain of Age, by Betty Friedan (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkHouse on Beartown Road: A Memoir of Learning and Forgetting by Elizabeth Cohen VanPelt. (reviewed by Liz Nix)

brown arrow preceding menu linkGray Dawn: How the Coming Age Wave Will Transform America and the World, by Peter G. Peterson (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkNow They Lay Me Down to Sleep...What You Don't Know About Anesthesia and Surgery May Harm You, by F.W. Ernst and William G. Pace, III. (reviewed by Susan Fout)

brown arrow preceding menu linkNot Your Mother's Midlife: A Ten-Step Guide to Fearless Aging, by . (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkThe Joy of Caregiving: Stories, Strategies, Solutions, by Sharon Magee-Minor (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkSecrets of Becoming a Late Bloomer: Extraordinary, Ordinary People on the Art of Staying Creative, Alive and Aware in Mid-Life and Beyond, by Connie Golman and Richard Mahler (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkServing Seniors: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians by RoseMary Honnold and Saralyn A. Mesaros. (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkThe Virtues of Aging, by Jimmy Carter (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu linkWhat Dying People Want: Practical Wisdom for the End of Life, by David Kuhl (reviewed by Shannon Roy)

brown arrow preceding menu link What's Happing to Grandpa, by Maria Schriver (reviewed by Liz Nix)