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Author Loe, Meika, 1973-
Title Aging our way : lessons for living from 85 and beyond / Meika Loe.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.

Author Loe, Meika, 1973-
Subject Aging -- Social aspects.
Older people -- Psychology.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Quality of life.
Aged, 80 and over -- psychology.
Aging -- psychology.
Quality of Life.
Life Style.
Health Services for the Aged.
United States.
Genre/Form Personal Narratives.
Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (327 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lesson 1) Continue to do what you did -- Lesson 2) (Re) design your living space -- Lesson 3) Live in moderation -- Lesson 4) Take time for self -- Lesson 5) Ask for help; mobilize resources -- Lesson 6) Connect with peers -- Lesson 7) Resort to tomfoolery -- Lesson 8) Care for others -- Lesson 9) Reach out to family -- Lesson 10) Get intergenerational; redefine family -- Lesson 11) Insist on hugs -- Lesson 12) Be adaptable -- Lesson 13) Accept and prepare for death.
Summary Aging Our Way follows the everyday lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) living at home and mostly alone, to understand how they create and maintain meaningful lives for themselves. Meika Loe explores how the very old navigate the practical challenges of living as independently as possible while staying healthy, connected, and comfortable--Book jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0199798001 (electronic bk.)
9780199798001 (electronic bk.)
9780199797905 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0199797900 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 6796248
OCLC # 759911219
Additional Format Print version: Loe, Meika, 1973- Aging our way. Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011 9780199797905 (DLC) 2011008731 (OCoLC)777139361