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Inspiring books on ageing and elderhood

If you do not want to purchase a book or CD from Amazon or Abe (who are owned by Amazon) check out who sell books, DVDs, CDs and Vinyl, delivery is free in the UK to you home or local bookshop. They give a percentage of the purchase price to a local bookshop which purchaser can nominate. For secondhand books take a look at World of Books Another option for new books is who also give a decent percentage to local bookshops. Note: I have no connection with these companies, just a customer!

The Age of Ageing Better? A Manifesto for Our Future
Dr Anna Dixon, CO of the Centre for Ageing Better, ISBN 0-553-375505-9, Bantom, 1997

How Then Shall We Live?
Four simple question that reveal the beauty and meaning of our lives.

Wayne Muller, ISBN 978-1-4729-6073-3, Green Tree, 2020

This Chair Rocks, A Manifesto Against Ageism.
Ashton Applewhite, ISBN 978-1-9115545-26-2, Melville House, 2019

The Spirituality of Age, A Seeker's Guide to Growing Older.
Robert L Weber and Carol Osborn, IBSN 978-1-62055-512-5, Park Street Press, 2015

The Ten Steps Of Positive Ageing.
Guy Robertson, ISNB 978-1-4729-7280-4, Green Tree, 2020

Still Here, Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying.
Ram Dass, ISBN 978-1-57322-049-3, Riverhead Books, 2000.

From Ageing to Sage-ing, A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Older.
Zalman Schachter-Salomi and Ronald S Miller, Grand Central Publishing, Revised Edition 2014.

Come of Age, The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble.
Stephen Jenkinson, North Atlantic Books, 2018

The Art of Ageing, Inspiration for a positive and abundant later life.
John Lane, ISBN 978-1-90032-273-7, Green Books, 2010

The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body From Rusting, Ageing without growing old.
Marie de Hennezel, ISBN 978-1-447-20585-2, Pan Books, 2012

The Wild Edge of Sorrow, Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Grief Work.
Francis Weller, ISBN 978-1-58394-976-4, North Atlantic Books, 2015

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Videos on ageing and living well in later life.

60 Minutes: Island where people live longer than anyone on earth

TEDxUCLA: The Formula for Successful Aging, Gary Small

TEDxBeaconStreetSalon: Thoughts Matter: How Mindset Influences Aging & Lifespan, Daisy Robinton

TEDxSouthBank: The unbearable lightness of ageing, Jane Caro

TEDxKingsCollegeLondon: Mastering time: A key to successful ageing, Claire Steves

Myths About Ageing: What’s Real?

101-year-old Irving Olson: The Secrets Of Successful Aging.

Jerzy Gregorek: "Keys to Youthful Living: The Power of Enough" Talks at Google.

Dr. Laura Carstensen: The Good News About Aging

Ram Dass: Conscious Ageing

Professor Janet Lord FMedSci: Exercise - the secret for healthy old age

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