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AllisonGediman06-This I Believe Allison, J, & Gediman, D. (Eds.) (2006). This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women. New York: Picador/Henry Holt Publishers. Andrew, E. J. (2005). Writing the Sacred Journey: The Art and Practice of Spiritual Memoir. Skinner House Books.
Atchley, R. (2009). Spirituality and aging. Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. Baldwin, C. (2005). Storycatcher: Making Sense of Our Lives through the Power and Practice of Story. Novato CA: New World Library.
Basting, A. D. (2009). Forget memory: Creating better lives for people with dementia. Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Bateson,M. C. (2010). Composing a further life: The age of active wisdom. New York: Knopf. Blanchard, J.  (Ed.) (2013). Aging in community. Chapel Hill NC: Second Journey.
Carson, A. E. (2013). We all become stories – a book about the experience of aging. Cobourg ON: Blue Denim Press.
chapman Chapman, R., & Strasser, J. (Eds).  (2007). On retirement: 75 poems. Iowa City: The University of Iowa Press
Chittister, J. (2008). The gift of years: Growing older gracefully. New York: BlueBridge
Cohen, G. D. (2000). The Creative Age: Awakening human potential in the second half of life. New York: Avon Books.
 LINK DeSalvo, L. (2014). The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections on Time, Craft & Creativity. New York: St Martin’s Griffin.
durrettseniorscohousinghandbook  Durrett, C. (2009). The Senior Cohousing Handbook: A Community Approach to Independence. Gabriola Island BC: New Society Publishers.
BOOK: Montessori Methods for Dementia (TM) Elliot, G. (2011). Montessori methods for dementia: Focusing on the person & the prepared environment. Hamilton ON: Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, McMaster University.
Ellis, N. (2004). If I live to be 100: Lessons from the centenarians. New York: Three Rivers Press
FreedRachel-LegacyMatters Freed, R. (2013). Your Legacy Matters: Harvesting Love and Lessons of Your Life. Minneapolis MN: Minerva Press.
Friedman, J. (2005). Earth’s elders: The wisdom of the world’s oldest people. South Kent, CT: Earth’s Elders Foundation. Halpern, S. P. (2004). The etiquette of illness: What to say when you can’t find the words. New York: Bloomsbury.
Johnson, E. M. Cheeks, & with P. Mulcahy. (2010). It is well with my soul: The extraordinary life of a 106-year-old woman. New York: Penguin Paperbacks
Leider, R., & Shapiro, D. A. (2008). Something to live for: Finding your way in the second half of life. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.
LoeAgingourWay Loe, M. (2013). Aging Our Way: Independent Elders, Interdependent Lives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
McFadden, S., & McFadden, J. (2011). Aging together: dementia, friendship, and flourishing   communities. Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Orsborn, C. (2013). Fierce with Age: Chasing God and squirrels in Brooklyn.  Nashville TN: Turner Publishing.
Raines, R. (1997). A time to live: Seven steps of creative aging. Toronto: Plume/Penguin.
 Remen, R. N. (2000). My Grandfather’s blessings: Stories of strength, refuge, and belonging. NY:  Riverhead Books. Schwalbe, W. (2012). The End of Your Life Book Club. Toronto: Knopf Canada.

Singh, K. Dowling. (1998). The grace in dying: A message of hope, comfort and spiritual transformation. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

  Strauch, B. (2010). The secret life of the grown-up brain: The surprising talents of the middle-aged mind. New York: Penguin Group.
Sullivan, J. G. (2009). The spiral of the seasons: Welcoming the gifts of later life. Chapel Hill NC: Second Journey Publications. Theroux, P. (2011). The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from lives on the road. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart.
CelebCovers-1 Vespry, M. F. & Ryan, E. B. (Eds.) (2010). Celebrating poets over 70. #10 in the Writing Down Our Years Series. Published jointly by McMaster Centre for Gerontological Studies and Tower Poetry Society, Hamilton, ON.

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