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By Meika Loe

the US is readily going gray. There are extra american citizens alive this present day over the age of eighty than ever sooner than in our historical past; via 2030, that quantity is predicted to nearly triple. but if we speak about how lengthy humans reside, we should also think about how good they stay. getting older Our approach follows the typical lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) residing at domestic and quite often on my own to appreciate how they bring about and retain significant lives for themselves. via vast interviews, Meika Loe explores how elders navigate the sensible demanding situations of residing as independently as attainable whereas staying fit, hooked up, and cozy. getting older Our manner celebrates those women and men as they are surely: vigorous, advanced, enticing humans discovering artistic how one can make their getting older as significant and viable as attainable. Written with awesome heat and intensity of figuring out, getting older Our method deals a bright examine a bunch of people that too usually stay invisible--those who've lived the longest - and all they need to educate us.

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