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Arrien, Angeles, The Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom – 2005, Sounds True

Bateson, Mary Catherine, Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom – 2011, Vintage/Random House

Berry, Wendell, Hannah Coulter A novel about an old woman reflecting on her life. – 2004, Shoemaker & Hoard

Bloomfield, Harold H, McWilliams, Peter and Colgrave, Melba, How to Survive the Loss of a Love – 1993, Prelude Press

Bolen, Jean Shinoda, Goddesses in Older Women: Archetypes in Women Over Fifty – 2001, Harper Collins Publishers

Bresnahan, Rita,Walking One Another Home: Moments of Grace and Possibility in the Midst of Alzheimer’s – 2003, Liguori Triumph

Bridges, William, Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes – 1980, Addison Wesley

Butler, Katy, Knocking On Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death – 2013, Scribner

Callanan, Maggie and Patricia Kelley, Final Gifts: Understand the Special Awareness Needs and Communications of the Dying – 1992, Bantam Books

Carlsen, Mary Baird, Creative Aging: A Meaning Making Perspective – 1991, WW Norton & Co, Inc.KnockingOnHeavensDoor

Joan Chittister, The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully – 2010, BlueBridge

Cohen M.D., Gene D., The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life – 2000, William Morrow & Company

Cohen M.D., Gene D., The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain – 2005, Basic Books

Cramer, Kathryn D., Roads Home: Seven Pathways to Midlife Wisdom – 1995, William Morrow and Company

Dancing Heart, Maria, The Last Adventure of Life – 2005, Bridge to Dreams

Freed, Rachael, Women’s Lives, Women’s Legacies: Passing Your Beliefs & Blessings to Future Generations – 2003, Fairview Press

Freedman, Marc, Encore: Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life – 2007, Public Affairs

Fischer, Kathleen, Autumn Gospel: Women in the Second Half of Life – 1995, Paulist Press

Fischer, Kathleen, Winter Grace: Spirituality of Aging – 1998, Upper Room Books

Gibson, John & Pigott, Judy, Personal Safety Nets, Getting Ready for Life’s Inevitable Changes and Challenges – 2007, Classic Day Publishing

Gillick, Muriel R., Lifelines: Living Longer, Growing Frail, Taking Heart – 2000, Norton Press510cQmgrcmL__SY344_BO1,204,203,200_

Groves, Richard F. and Klauser, Henriette Anne, The American Book of Dying: Lessons in Healing Spiritual Pain – 2005, Celestial Arts

Halprin, Anna with Kaplan, Rachel, Moving Toward Life: Five Decades of Transformational Dance – 1995, Weseleyan University Press

Hartman-Stein, Paula E. and LaRue, Asenath, Enhancing Cognitive Fitness for Adults: A Guide to the Use and Development of Community-Based Programs, includes chapter by Judith-Kate Friedman and foreword by Peter Whitehouse – 2011, Springer

Harris, Maria, Jubilee Time: Celebrating Women, Spirit and the Advent of Age – 1995, Bantam Books.

Himes, Christine; Oettinger, Elizabeth and Kenny, Dennis, Aging in Stride – 2004, Conifer Publishing

Helfgott, PhD, Esther Altshul, Dear Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Diary & Poems –  2013, Cave Moon Press

Hollis, James, Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up –2005, Gotham Books

Interfaith Amigos: Pastor Don Mackenzie; Rabbi Ted Falcon and Imam Jamal Rahman, Getting to the Heart of Interfaith: The Eye-Opening, Hope-Filled Friendship of a Pastor, a Rabbi and an Imam – 2009, SkyLight Paths Publishing

Langer, Ellen J., Counter Clockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility – 2009, Penguin Avery Books.

Leder, Drew, Spiritual Passages: Embracing Life’s Sacred Journey – 1997, Putnam

Leider, Richard J. and David A. Shapiro, Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Esther BookLife on Purpose – 2004, Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Leider, Richard J. and David A. Shapiro, Repacking your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Rest of your Life – 2002, Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Lustbader, Wendy, Counting on Kindness: the Dilemmas of Dependency – 1991, NY Free Press

Mandel, Fred and Jordon, Kathleen, Becoming a Life Change Artist: 7 Creative Skills to Reinvent Yourself at Any Stage of Life – 2009, Penguin Avery Books

Medina, John, Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp – 2017, Pear Press

Miller, James E., Autumn Wisdom: Finding Meaning in Life’s Later Years – 1995, Augsburg Press

Miller, James E., Winter Grief, Summer Grace: Returning to Life After a Loved One Dies – 1996, Augsburg Press

Nachmanovitch, Stephen, Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art – 1990, Tarcher/Putnam

Nash, L. and Stevenson, H., Just Enough: Tools for Creating Success in Your Work and Life – 2004, John Wiley and Sons

O’Donohue, John, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom – 1997, Harper Collins

Palmer, Parker, A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward An Undivided Life – 2004, Jossey-Bass

Richards, Marty, Caresharing: A Reciprocal Approach to Caregiving and Care Receiving in the Complexities of Aging, Illness or Disability – 2008, Skylight Paths Publishingaging_small

Richards, M.C.,  Centering: In Pottery, Poetry and the Person – 1962, Wesleyan University Press

Pipher, Mary, Another Country –1999, Riverhead Books

Richmond, Lewis: Aging As A Spiritual Practice: A Contemplative Guide to Growing Older and Wiser – 2012, Gotham Books

Rohr, Richard, From Wild Man to Wise Man: Reflections on Male Spirituality – 2005, St. Anthony Messenger Press

Rupp, Joyce, Praying Our Goodbyes: Understanding the Spirituality of Change in Our Lives – 1988, Ivy Books

Sadler, B. and Ridenour, A., Transforming the Healthcare Experience Through the Arts – 2008, Aesthetics

Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman and Ronald Miller, From Age-ing to Sage-ing – 1995, Warner Books

Sheehy, Gail, New Passages: Mapping Your Life Across Time – 1996, Ballantine

Sher, Barbara, It’s Only Too Late if You Don’t Start Now: How to Create Your Second Life at Any Age – 1999, Dell

Singh, Kathleen Dowling, The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older – 2014, Wisdom Publications

Snowdon, David, Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier, and More Meaningful Lives – 2001, Bantam Bookscvr9781451667561_9781451667561_lg

Srode, Molly, Creating a Spiritual Retirement: A Guide to the Unseen Possibilities in Our Lives – 2003, Skylight Paths Publishing

Thibault, Jane Marie, A Deepening Love Affair The Gift of God in Later Life – 1993, Upper Room Books

Thomas, Jr., MD, William H., What are Old People For? How Elders Will Save the World – 2007, Vanderwyck & Burnham.

Thomas, Jr., MD, William H.,  Second Wind– 2014, Simon & Schuster

Townsend Winter, Cheryl, DDS, MSD, MBA, The Aging Gracefully Pathway: A Toolkit for the Journey – 2014, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Tornstam, Lars, Gerotranscendence: A Developmental Theory of Positive Aging – 2005, Spring Publishing, Inc.

Vaillant, MD, George E., Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Harvard Landmark Study of Adult Development – 2002, Little Brown.

Van Dyke, Dick, Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Aging – 2015, Weinstein Books.

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

Weil, Andrew, Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-being – 2005, Alfred A. Knopf

Witrogen McLeod, Beth, Caregiving: The Spiritual Journey of Love, Loss, and Renewal – 1999, John Wiley and Sons

Wildflower, Leni and Brennan, Diane, Editors, The Handbook of Knowledge–based Coaching: From Theory to Practice – 2011, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United Kingdom