successful aging

Jeannette Franks jfranks at
Fri Jun 19 15:48:43 EST 1998

You will undoubtedly receive many responses to this, but I believe one of
the best resources is "Successful Aging" by John Rowe and Robert Kahn,
1998.  They have a MacArthur grant to distribute it free and also an
excellent handout which is called Facts of Life.  Email cfah at for
the former and rhebert at for the latter.

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compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and
tolerant of the weak and strong.  Because someday in life you will
have been all of these."

--George Washington Carver
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On Fri, 19 Jun 1998, Michael Hogan wrote:

> Hello there, 
> Can anyone give me recent references for Popular Books which discuss 
> the biological, psychological and social dimensions of successful 
> aging?  Many people have been asking me to give talks or suggest 
> non-academic readings on "how to age successfully", "maintaining 
> cognitive abilities", "controling anxiety and promoting activity" 
> etc. and yet here in Ireland there are very few publications 
> available.  
> Where can I order these books from?
> Best Wishes, 
> Mike Hogan.  PhD Fellow.

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