Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Aging

Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Aging

by Dick Van Dyke, Todd Gold


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602862968
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 210,663
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Dick Van Dyke, the star of Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and The Dick Van Dyke Show, has received five Emmy awards, a Tony, and a Grammy. In 2013, he received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business. He lives in Malibu, California.


Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Playing with House Money 1

The Kid Stays in the Game 16

Oh Brother, How Old Art Thou? (Or How Do You Know When You're Old?) 17

That Old Senility 28

Mr. Vandy Dances Again 29

Dancing with Your Inner Child-A Workout for Older People 39

Enjoy the Ride (For my friend Bob Palmer) 53

Rewriting the Rules 63

Letters to the Editor 71

Old Things-and What Really Matters 73

A Separate Plot 87

I Was Supposed to Go First 89

A Tribute to Old Friends (circa 2008) 100

Sit or Get Off the Pot Roast 101

What Do You Talk About with Her 109

Surprises 121

Love in the Afternoon 130

Old Dogs, New Tricks 131

Why Write it Down? 141

Other Tips and Truths about Old Age 143

Good Health without Drugs … Sort Of 147

Ninety Years-A Report Card 157

Let's Hear It for Neighborliness 177

The Dreams of an Old Man 179

Wiping the Slate Clean 190

A Conversation with Carl 193

The Thing That Lasts 206

A Life Achievement Award 207

Acknowledgments 217

Index 221

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Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Aging 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Sasha-Prior More than 1 year ago
I am one of the lucky ones who got a signed copy of this book and I am so happy I got any type of it!! I am only 15 so I don't have to worry about aging and stuff but this book isn't just for older people, it taught me about living in the moment and being yourself. I recommend this book to absolutely any and everyone
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