“Lighter as We Go is succinct, nontechnical, funny and wise—but especially wise. It clearly ranks as one of the best books on ageing that even the most sophisticated student is likely ever to read.”
– George E. Vaillant M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
“I say go right now, no matter your age, and get Lighter As We Go because it is the last word on the subject of growing older and living well with it… This book will help you see the rewards you haven’t even thought about.”
– Liz Smith, Newspaper Columnist still working at 91
The fears of aging have been one long cascading domino effect through the years: twenty year-olds dread thirty; forty year-olds fear fifty; sixty fears seventy, and so it goes. And there is something to worry about, though it isn’t what you’d expect: research shows that having a bad attitude toward aging when we’re young is associated with poorer health when we’re older. Read more
Jimmie and Mindy talk about the art of traveling light over the years.
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