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Some Books on Retirement and Conscious Ageing:


Applewhite, Ashton. This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism. Networked Books. 2019.


Brandt, Andrea.  Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life After 50 to Find Fulfillment, Purpose, and Joy. PESI, Inc. 2017.


Bridges, William. Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes. 2nd Ed. Da Capo Press. USA. 2004.


Bridges, William. The Way of Transition: Embracing Life’s Most Difficult Moments.Perseus Publishing. 2001


Collamer, Nancy. Second Act Careers: 50+ Ways To Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement.  Ten Speed Press. 2013.

Dychtwald, Ken and Morison, Robert. What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life’s Third Age. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2020.


Floyd, Mary Louise. Retired With Husband: Superwoman’s New Challenge. VanderWyk & Burnham.2006.


Fraunfelder MD, Frederick and Gilbaugh, Jr., MD, James. Retire Right: 8 Scientifically Proven Traits You Need for a Happy, Fulfilling Retirement. Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2008.


Gawante, Atul. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Anchor Canada. 2017.


Goodman, Miriam. Too Much Togetherness: Surviving Retirement as a Couple.Bonneville Books. 2011.


Hoblitzelle, Olivia Ames. Aging with Wisdom: Reflections, Stories & Teaching. Monkfish Book Publishing Company. 2017.


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


Morganroth Gullette, Margaret. Ending Ageism or How Not to Shoot Old People. Rutgers University Press. 2017


Nayer, Louise. Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen. Central Recovery Press. 2017.


Pipher, Mary. Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing as We Age. Bloomsbury Publishing. 2019.


Price, Joan. Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud Abaout Senior Sex. Seal Press. 2011.


Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman and Miller, Ronald S. From Age-Ing to Sage-Ing: A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Older. Grand Central Publishing. 1995. Preface and  and Afterward. 2014.


Schlossberg, Nancy. Revitalizing Retirement: Reshaping Your Identity, Relationships, and Purpose. American Psychological Association. 2010.


Smith, Rita. Empty Nest, Empty Desk, What’s Next? How Boomer Professional Women Are Reinventing Their Retirement. Outskirts Press. 2018


Taylor, Roberta K. The Couple’s Retirement Puzzle: 10 Must-Have Conversations for Creating an Amazing New Life Together. Sourcebooks.  2014.


Weber, Robert L and Orsborn, Carol.  The Spirituality of Age: A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older. Park Street Press. 2015.


Yogev, Sara.  A Couple’s Guide to Happy Retirement: For Better or For Worse…But Not for Lunch. Familus LLC. 2012