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By Meika Loe

the USA is readily going gray. There are extra americans alive this present day over the age of eighty than ever ahead of in our background; through 2030, that quantity is predicted to nearly triple. but if we talk about how lengthy humans dwell, we should also think about how good they stay. getting older Our approach follows the standard lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) residing at domestic and generally by myself to appreciate how they bring and continue significant lives for themselves. via large interviews, Meika Loe explores how elders navigate the sensible demanding situations of dwelling as independently as attainable whereas staying fit, hooked up, and cozy. getting older Our means celebrates those women and men as they are surely: vigorous, advanced, attractive humans discovering inventive how you can make their getting older as significant and doable as attainable. Written with awesome heat and intensity of knowing, getting older Our means deals a vibrant examine a gaggle of people that too usually stay invisible--those who've lived the longest - and all they must educate us.

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