Life After 50 Options Resources

Book
Author/Presenter:
Bortz, Walter M
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Resource:
We Live Too Short and Die Too Long: How to Achieve and Enjoy Your Natural 100-Year-Plus Life Span
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Select Books Inc, 2008
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Notes:
Challenges the assumptions about how we age, and discusses how we are physiologically designed to live 100+ years. Explores how the 'wear and tear' of age is not really age at all but the result of mental disuse and sedentary lifestyles

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/209790691
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bortz, William M
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Resource:
Dare to Be 100
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1996
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Notes:
Offers a prescription for achieving longevity and preserving quality of life. Explains how and why we should all strive to be centenarians

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/34150473
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bridges, William
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Resource:
Creating You & Co: Learn to Think Like the CEO of Your Own Career
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Publisher:
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1997
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Notes:
Discusses how to identify one's own desires, abilities, temperament, and assets (DATA), and parlay that information into a workable career plan

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/37226895
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bronfman, Edgar and Whitney, Catherine
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Resource:
Third Act: Reinventing Yourself after Retirement, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: G.P. Putnam, 2002
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Notes:
Presents practical advice from notable leaders including Walter Cronkite, Jimmy Carter, Katharine Graham, Kitty Carlisle Hart and others about enjoying life after retirement. Suggestions include volunteering to expand one's horizons, exercising for longevity, nurturing close family relationships for inspiration, and more

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/49936061
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bronson, Po
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Resource:
What Should I Do with My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Random House, 2002
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Notes:
Profiles individuals from around the world who have found meaningful answers to some of life's most difficult questions. Shows how, through an honest approach to their own life, they have found new direction and understanding in their lives and how they can serve as examples for others

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/49743708
Book
Author/Presenter:
Buford, Bob
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Resource:
Finishing Well: What People Who Really Live Do Differently?
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Publisher:
Nashville, TN: Integrity Publishers, 2004
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Notes:
Explores how such 'trailblazers' as Peter Drucker, Jim Collins, Roger Staubach and Ken Blanchard have gone beyond success to significance in their 40s and beyond. Discusses how anyone can accomplish work that has eternal purpose and meaning

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/55055229
Book
Author/Presenter:
Butler, Robert N
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Resource:
Longevity Revolution: The Benefits and Challenges of Living a Long Life, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: PublicAffairs, 2008
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Notes:
Asks us all to reexamine our personal and societal approach to aging, so that the Baby Boomers and the generations that follow may have a financially secure and vigorous final chapter of life

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/182613551
Book
Author/Presenter:
Cantor, Dorothy and Thompson, Andrea
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Resource:
What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up? Starting the Next Chapter of Your Life
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Publisher:
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 2002
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Notes:
Offers advice on how to navigate the career issues surrounding middle age and retirement, offering practical tools and inspirational tips to develop a dynamic plan for the future

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/48846884
Book
Author/Presenter:
Carter, Jimmy
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Resource:
Virtues of Aging, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Ballantine Publishing Group, 1998
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Notes:
The former President discusses the process of aging and how it has affected his outlook on life. Suggests ways that readers can make their later years into the most exciting of their lives

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/39215787
Book
Author/Presenter:
Civic Ventures
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Resource:
Blueprint for the Next Chapter
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Civic Ventures, 2005
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Notes:
Offers guidance to communities and organizations wanting to develop new approaches that help adults beyond mid-life make choices for their next stage of life, with an emphasis on connecting older adults with opportunities that can make substantive contributions to their communities

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/61193509

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