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Books About Aging: M Through Z

By Thegenaboveme @TheGenAboveMe
Books about Aging: M through Z
It's time to split a post from 2012.
Each year since then, I've been reading a dozen or so titles related to aging and listing them in that prior post.
The original post "Books about Aging" expanded to ten screens of titles, so I decided to divide it.
The most recent adds in this half are Elizabeth Strout's Olive Again (2019) Review and  Mary Pipher's Women Rowing North (2019). Review
The book I revisit the most often is Richard Rohr's Falling Upward (2011). Review
They all have merit; they all have their intended audience. I hope that you find a good read for you from the titles below.
Books about Aging: M through Z
Manger, William M. and Edward J. Rocella (2017). Life Longer, Live Better, Avoid the Risks. GR Review and Blog Review
McFarlane, Fiona (2013). The Night Guest. GR Review and Blog Review
McGettigan, Doreen M. (2016). The Stranger in My Recliner. GR Review and Blog Review
Miller, Sue. (2003). The Story of My Father. GR Review and Blog Review
Moore, Thomas (2017). Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy. GR Review and Blog Review.
Moon, Elizabeth. (2003). Remnant Population. GR Review
Mosley, Walter (2010). The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey. Review

Mukherjee, Siddhartha (2010). Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. Review

Nearing, Helen (1995/1998). Light on Aging and Dying. GR Review and Blog Review
Nuland, Sherwin B. (1995). How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter. Review
Nuland. Sherwin B. (1998). How We Live. Review
Olson, Laura Katz (2001). Age Through Ethnic Lenses: Caring for the Elderly in a Multicultural Society. Review 
Palmer, Parker J. (2018). On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, & Getting Old. Review
Peck, Scott M. (2010). Denial of the Soul: Spiritual and Medical Perspectives on Euthanasia and Mortality. Review
Pipher, Mary (2019). Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing as We Age. (2019). Blog Review
Plotkin, Bill (2007). Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World. Review
This video is not of Plotkin. It shows readers explaining his work.

Plotkin, Bill. (2013) Wild Minds: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche. GR Review and Blog Review    Porter, Robin. Better with Age: Your Blueprint for Staying Smart, Strong, and Happy for Life. GR Review and Blog Review.
Quadagno, Jill (2010). Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology. Review
Qualls, Sara H. & Steven H. Zarit, Editors (2009). Aging Families and Caregiving. Review
Quindlen, Anna. (2012). Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake.  Review
Rabins, Peter V. (2005). Getting Old without Getting Anxious. Review
Reed, Donna M. (2009). Insiders Guide to Better Nursing Home Care: 75 Tips You Should Know. Review
Rentsch, Gail (2008). Smart Women Don't Retire--They Break Free; From Working Full Time to Living Full Time. Review
Robinson, Marilynn. (2006). Gilead. Review
Robinson, Marilynn. (2008). Home. Review
Rohr, Richard (2011).  Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life.  Blog Review.

Rollin, Betty (1998). The Last Wish. Review
Rosofsky, Ira. (2009). Nasty, Brutish and Long: Adventures in Old Age and the World of Eldercare. Review
Russo, Francine. (2010). They're Your Parents Too!: How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy. Review
Sanders, Lisa (2009). Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis. Blog Review.
Sarton, May. (1997).  Coming into Eighty: Poems. GR Review and Blog Review
Saxon, Sue, Mary Etten & Dr. Elizabeth A. Perkins (2009). Physical Change and Aging: A Guide for the Helping Professions. 5th Edition. Review
Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman and Ronald S. Miller. (1995). From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older. GR Review and Blog Review
Schwalbe, Will. (2011). The End of Your Life Book Club. GR Review and Blog Review
Sciucco, Marianne.  (2013). Blue Hydrangeas: an Alzheimer's Love Story. Review
Shaw, Luci. (2014). Adventure of Ascent: Fieldnotes from a Lifelong Journey.  Review
Shafer, Stephania (2014).  9 Realities of Caring for an Elderly Parent. GR Review and  Blog Review
Sheehy, Gail (2010). Passages in Caregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidence. Review

Sigloh, Jane (2017). Gracious Uncertainty: Faith in the Second Half of Life. Review
Simonson, Helen (2010) Major Pettigrew's Last Stand.  Review
Shin, Kyung-Sook (2011). Please Look After Mom. Review
Shaffer, Stephania (2014). 9 Realities of Caring for an Aging Parent (2014) by Stafanie Shaffer.  Review
Shouse, Deborah. (2013). Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver's Journey. Review.
Singh, Kathleen Dowling (2014). Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older. GR Review and Blog Review
Snowdon, David (2001). Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us about Leading Longer, Healthier and More Meaningful Lives. Review
Span, Paula (2009). When The Time Comes: Families with Aging Parents Share Their Struggles and Solutions. Review
Stettinius, Martha. Inside the Dementia Epidemic. (2012) GR Review and Blog Review
Strauch, Barbara (2010). The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind. Review
Strout, Elizabeth (2019). Olive, Again. GR Review and Blog Review
Strout, Elizabeth (2008). Olive Kitteridge. GR Review and Blog Review
Sundrom, Eric, Randy Burnham, & Michael Burnham (2007). My Next Phase: The Personality-Based Guide to Your Best Retirement.  Review
Tapia,Vicki. (2014) Somebody Stole My Iron: A Family Memoir of Dementia. Review
Taylor, Jill Bolte. (2006) My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey. Review

Tolstoy, Leo (1886). The Death of Ivan Ilych. Review
Thomas, William H. (2004). What Are Old People For?: How Elders Will Save the World. Review
Thomason, Sally P. (2006). The Living Spirit of the Crone: Turning Aging Inside Out. Review
Tindell, Charles (2003). The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders. Review
Tyler, Anne. (2012). The Beginner's Goodbye. Review
Tyler, Anne. (2015). A Spool of Blue Thread. Review
Vesperi, Maria D.  (1986). City of Green Benches: Growing Old in a New Downtown. Review
Volandes, Angelo (2015). The Conversation. A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care  Review
Walker, Barbara G. (1988). The Crone: Woman of Age, Wisdom and Power. Review
Wallis, Velma. (1993). Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival. Review
Warraich, Haider. (2017). Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life. GR Review and Blog Review
Witchell, Alex (2012). All Gone: A Memoir of My Mother with Refreshments. GR Review and Blog Review
Zadoorian, Michael (2009). The Leisure Seeker: A Novel. GR Review and Blog Review
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