Too Young to Be Old: Love, Learn, Work, and Play as You Age (Retire Smart, Retire Happy Series Book 3) (APA Lifetools) (Paperback)

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Too Young to Be Old: Love, Learn, Work, and Play as You Age (Retire Smart, Retire Happy Series Book 3) (APA Lifetools) (Paperback)

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This is a must-read book for anyone approaching or entering retirement, especially right now as many people unexpectedly must plan due to COVID19 disruptions.

This is a great read alongside the author's first two books, Retire Smart, Retire Happy and Revitalizing Retirement. An unprecedented number of Americans will soon be 55 or older. More so than ever before, the question is on our minds: How do I age well? In this accessible and upbeat guide, Schlossberg builds on the concepts she pioneered in her smash hits Retire Smart, Retire Happy and Revitalizing Retirement with an engaging take on positive aging. Looking at the basic issues of aging - health, finances, and relationships - readers will learn to think about and develop a deliberate plan to age happily.

Using her own inspirational life as a backdrop, and applying her considerable experience as a psychologist, Schlossberg looks at aging through the lens of Positive Psychology. By taking a broad and comprehensive view on aging issues combined with an approachable discussion on psychological theories, this title will help teach readers the principles of aging well, including:

- Resolving your love-hate relationship with aging;
- Addressing and dealing with ageism;
- Embracing change;
- Diversifying your coping skills;
- Creating your retirement fantasy;
- Coping with health challenges;
- Understanding your family transitions;
- Handling intimacy and romance
Nancy K. Schlossberg is a professor Emerita, Department of Counseling and Personnel Services, College of Education at the University of Maryland. She previously served on the faculties of Wayne State University, Howard University, and Pratt Institute. She was the first woman executive at the American Council of Education (ACE) where she established the Office of Women in Higher Education (1973). She later served as a Senior Fellow at ACE's Center on Adult Learning. She has published nine books including: a textbook, Counseling Adults in Transition: Linking Schlossberg's Theory with Practice in a Diverse World (Fourth Edition, Springer Press, 2012, M.L. Anderson, J.Goodman, N.K.Schlossberg); Revitalizing Retirement: Reshaping Your Identity, Relationships, and Purpose (American Psychological Association,2009); Overwhelmed: Coping with Life's Ups and Downs, second edition (M.Evans, November,2007); Retire Smart: Retire Happy: Finding Your True Path (American Psychological Association, 2004); Getting the Most Out of College (Arthur Chickering, first author, Prentice Hall, 2001), Going to Plan B (with Susan Robinson, Simon & Schuster, 1996). Dr. Schlossberg was featured in a 90-minute PBS Pledge Special June, 2007, "Retire Smart, Retire Happy." She has appeared on PBS' In the Prime, Derek McGinty's national talk radio show, CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, the NBC Knowledge Series, and two PBS/College Board live video-conferences.

Product Details ISBN: 9781433827495
ISBN-10: 1433827492
Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Publication Date: April 17th, 2017
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: APA Lifetools