A Time of Our Own: In Celebration of Women over Sixty [NOOK Book]

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The very concept of retirement is changing, especially among women. Today's mature female is a pacesetter, exemplifying a unique approach to work, service, and learning. These women, age 60 and older, find themselves entering the last third of their lives in a state of relative health, optimism, and personal freedom, and are beginning to ask, "What now?" Based on extensive interviews, research, and the authors' professional and personal experiences, A Time of Our Own explores the opportunities available in one's ...
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A Time of Our Own: In Celebration of Women over Sixty

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Overview

The very concept of retirement is changing, especially among women. Today's mature female is a pacesetter, exemplifying a unique approach to work, service, and learning. These women, age 60 and older, find themselves entering the last third of their lives in a state of relative health, optimism, and personal freedom, and are beginning to ask, "What now?" Based on extensive interviews, research, and the authors' professional and personal experiences, A Time of Our Own explores the opportunities available in one's "third third." A must-read for all women entering this exciting new chapter of life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555918125
  • Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 248
  • File size: 513 KB

Meet the Author

Elinor Miller Greenberg has devoted her career and community life to expanding access to opportunity, especially for women and minorities, by designing and implementing innovative higher education programs for adults. She has authored, coauthored or edited nine books and numerous articles and pamphlets. Fay W. Whitney has been a nurse practitioner and nursing faculty member for the entirety of her career. Whitney is Professor Emeritus of Nursing at the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing at the University of Wyoming and lives on a cattle ranch.
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