Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined

Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined

by Dr. Ken Druck


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Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined by Dr. Ken Druck

In Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined , Dr. Ken Druck uses examples from his life and work to free readers of the destructive and limiting myths, biases, stereotypes, and misconceptions of getting older. Dr. Druck shows how all people can make peace with, and find joy in, every stage of life. His practical and inspirational approach speaks to anyone who wants to redefine what it means to age and embrace the transition of a new decade in one's life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683504481
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 410,716
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

A true pioneer in the human potential movement, Dr. Ken Druck has broken new ground in the psychology of men, parent effectiveness, grief literacy and now, successful aging. A regular guest on CNN, PBS and network news, lifeline to thousands after 9-11, Newtown and Columbine, resource to millions through social media and winner of the prestigious 'Distinguished Contribution to Psychology' award, Ken Druck's new book, Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined is winning recognition as one of the most important books on aging to ever be written.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction: An Invitation x

Preface: How to Use This Book xvii

Taking Inventory 1

Chapter 1 Your'e Not a Kid Anymore (Thank Goodness!) 3

Chapter 2 Your Courageous Aging Self-Audit 12

Chapter 3 The Myth of Graceful Aging: Resetting Expectations 28

Clearing the Table 41

Chapter 4 Looking Back, Clearing the Air: Regrets, Expectations, Resentments, Grudges, and Debts Come Due 43

Chapter 5 Facing In: The Wonderful World Beyond Denial 53

Chapter 6 The Industry of Aging: Pop Culture, Wrinkle Cream, and Annuities 61

Chapter 7 Parts and Service: I Am Not My Aches and Pains 71

Moving Forward 83

Chapter 8 Reimagining the Future: The New Old 85

Chapter 9 Putting Your House in Order 95

Chapter 10 Irreverent, Vibrant, and Audacious Aging 102

Chapter 11 The Changing Landscape of Our Relationships as We Age: Aging Parents, Partners, and Adult Children 113

Shifting Gears 127

Chapter 12 Pack Your Bags, Then Go Have Fun: Psycho-Spiritual Estate Planning 129

Chapter 13 Social Responsibility: Paying It Forward 138

Chapter 14 Facing into the Infinite: The Impermanent Light Burning Eternal 146

Chapter 15 Completing Your Souls Journey: Coming Home 154

Please Stay In Touch 159

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