Adventures in Senior Living: Learning How to Make Retirement Meaningful and Enjoyable

Adventures in Senior Living: Learning How to Make Retirement Meaningful and Enjoyable

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135408459
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Nurse to African Babies, Then to American Retirees: Marabelle Taylor
  • Caregiving for an Alzheimer's Spouse: Bob Lazear
  • The Flower Lady: Eleanor Jamison
  • Telephone Helpline and Shelter for Battered Women: Nannie Hereford
  • The Library Lady: Mary Ruth Hoyt
  • Recording Books on Tape for Blind People: Virginia Mackenzie
  • A “Can't Say No” Volunteer: June Hansen
  • A Retirement Ministry in Twenty-Five Countries: Paul Lindholm
  • Helping Needy People and Prostitute Rescue Work: Faye Speer
  • A Retirement Ministry Team: Hal and Kirby Davis
  • Overcoming Grief While Helping Others: Vicki McClelland Johnson
  • Pastoring, Writing, Singing, and Caring for Family: Joe Gray
  • Retirement: Deceleration or Cold Turkey?: Arthur Bushing
  • Planting a “Rose” in Westminster Gardens: Bob McIntire and Gayle Beanland
  • Feeding and Caring for an Angel: Henry (Tim) Lowe
  • Serving Navajos, Hawaiians, Alaskans, and Yavapai-Apaches: Jim Douthitt
  • Accomplishing a Musical “Dream” in Retirement: Earle Harvey
  • Taking Widows and Widowers Out to Lunch: Frank Jamison
  • Hospital Chaplain Work in Retirement: Peter van Lierop
  • A Retired Teacher Who Didn't “Retire”: Nelly Finch
  • Overcoming a Bad Beginning in Retirement: Robert L. Caldwell
  • Retirement in Japan, Then in the United States: Mildred (Millie) Brown
  • Choosing Variety in Work and in Retirement: LeRoy (Roy) Engelhardt
  • Caring for God's Creation: Birds, Animals, and Humans: Helen Furgerson
  • Helping Others and Overcoming Great Loss: Rhoda Iyoya
  • Does a Housewife Retire?: Dot Horcher
  • Surviving and Serving in Retirement: Ted Tajima
  • Overcoming Internment and a Handicap to Serve: Arthur Tsuneishi
  • Helping to Evangelize People, Near and Far: Christy Wilson, Jr.
  • Retirement: An Enjoyable Phase of Life: Bob and Peggy Thurman
  • Sharing Stage and Screen Skills with Twentieth-Century Adventurers: Phyllis Love “Osanna” Gooding
  • Insights Gained from These Retirees
  • Appendix: Graphs of Age Groups in the U.S.A. (1900 to 2030)
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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