ADVICE FOR LIFE FROM THE MOUTHS OF ELDERS: One Hundred Ways To Grow Old Gracefully

ADVICE FOR LIFE FROM THE MOUTHS OF ELDERS: One Hundred Ways To Grow Old Gracefully

by Mark Elliott Miller, MPH

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Overview

There is great wisdom in the hearts and minds of our elders. Too often, this wisdom is lost as time passes. What a tragedy! In writing this book, elder rights advocate and author Mark Elliott Miller emailed, mailed, and hand-delivered surveys to over 100 independent and assisted living eldercare communities in all 50 states. He asked activity directors, administrators, and other staff at these facilities to identify one or two residents "who have healthy attitudes towards life." Once identified, these elders answered questionnaires in their own words. Elders in 18 states participated by sharing timeless pearls of wisdom for all to enjoy!

COMMENTS FROM READERS

"Ordinary wisdom from extraordinary people."
-Diane Persson, Ph.D., Director, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Center on Aging, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

"Gems of common sense from those who have lived long enough to understand what life is about."
-Les Prebilsky, Writer/Editor, Houston, TX

"It is never too late to have a happy childhood."
-Sherrie Knigge, RN

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491724088
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/07/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 108
File size: 3 MB

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