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Aging Gracefully / Lessons for Loving

February 3, 201559 min
Part A: Society has a deep aversion to growing older that is mostly fueled by the media. In her book, How to Age, sociologist and award-winning journalist Anne Karpf urges us to completely revamp our perspective of aging and growing old. Part B: Based on the most detailed survey of longmarried people ever conducted, 30 Lessons for Loving shows the way to lifelong, fulfilling relationships. Karl Pillemer, an internationally renowned gerontologist at Cornell University, offers sage advice from the oldest and wisest Americans on everything from finding a partner, to deciding to commit, to growing old together.

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