Old Old Age

A Brief Guide

Ian Hansen

This book gives the young and middle-aged insights into the world of the elderly. It deals with frailty, loss, loneliness and death, but it is far from being gloomy.
Publication date:
February 2020
Publisher :
Arden
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9781925984361

Dimensions : 203 X 133 mm
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This book is available
£10.00

Overview
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• Facing old age positively

This is about the ‘old old', not the physically lively sixty- and seventy-year-olds, but octogenarians having a voice. The eighties are when it all begins to crumble. This book gives the young and middle-aged insights into the world of the elderly. It deals with frailty, loss, loneliness and death, but it is far from being a gloomy book: Hansen is a literary man and he uses extracts from novels and poems to help in exploring growing old. He balances lightness and seriousness and this book will have an acute relevance for its older readers.