Elderly Controversy Viewed by an Elderly

Elderly Controversy Viewed by an Elderly

by Jon Van Loon
     
 

This is a very different book in important ways from the usual treatment that concentrates mainly on suggestions for improving the daily life of seniors. It is not written by an expert on seniors but by a senior whose diverse experiences and problems transcend the standard content purveyed by traditional experts. Many will find this a very controversial treatment of…  See more details below

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This is a very different book in important ways from the usual treatment that concentrates mainly on suggestions for improving the daily life of seniors. It is not written by an expert on seniors but by a senior whose diverse experiences and problems transcend the standard content purveyed by traditional experts. Many will find this a very controversial treatment of the category of seniors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044571518
Publisher:
Jon Van Loon
Publication date:
06/05/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
161 KB

Meet the Author

My life has been complicated by 3 factors. A severe learning disability and a bipolar condition could have easily doomed me to a troubled, non productive existence. However a prodigious unrelenting manic drive was the burr under my saddle that propelled me to unexpected achievement in academia. Of interest here in this regard was that developments in my laboratory at the University of Toronto lead me to opportunities to work, teach and live for short periods in many locations on the 6 continents over a 25 year period. During these intervals, I chose to live in local category accommodation thus maximizing my exposure and participation in parochial experiences. In contrast to the calamitous relationships dogging present world interrelationships my experiences were entirely welcoming and solicitous.I was born in Hamilton Ontario Canada. My interests include jogging and other fitness programs having run in and completed 4 marathons together with numerous 5, 10 and 20 km events. My prowess in sport to say the least was very average. Non-the-less I participated in and then later coached ice hockey both in Canada and Australia. My reward for all this activity is that I have a healthy cardiovascular system and have endured 3 knee replacement operations. Most particularly I have a passion for work related to environmental concerns. In this regard I have 120 peer reviewed research papers in Environmental Chemistry, one of which nearly landing me in jail.

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