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Life Begins At 60

Author: Frieda Birnbaum
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510708278
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Dr. Frieda Birnbaum made headlines eight years ago when she gave birth to twin boys at the age of sixty. And despite being a psychotherapist who had counseled other mothers for decades, Birnbaum secretly wondered: What have I gotten myself into? Can I keep up? It turned out she could, and then some. Like so many people who take on new things at age sixty and older, Birnbaum discovered a new lease on life. She felt more energized than ever (on most days, anyway) to run after twins Josh and Jaret. She parlayed the fame into TV and radio appearances, commenting on subjects from Bill Cosby to Hillary Clinton. Her psychotherapy practice flourished. And as she reinvigorated her career, her relationships with her family, including her husband of more than forty years, grew even stronger. To be incredible mothers (and partners), Birnbaum believes women must be fulfilled and challenged as people first. The secret, she discovered, was to welcome growing older rather than fear it. This captivating and inspiring memoir is complemented with practical advice for a positive outlook and staying active while aging. As Birnbaum reveals, it’s possible, even easy, to look and feel fabulous—and glamorous—in our sixties and well beyond.

Reinvented Lives

Author: Charles Handy
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446457257
Size: 34.95 MB
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Twenty-eight women, ranging from Anita Roddick and Prue Leith to less well-known names, write their own personal stories which are accompanied by Elizabeth Handy's black and white photographs and an introductory essay by Charles Handy. This generation of women is entering the sixties more healthy, more educated and more energetic than most of their mothers. The subjects in this book provide the models for what has become, for the first time, a new age for many women. Released from most of the cares and responsibilities that accompany midlife for women, they are free to reinvent themselves, to give more time to their career or calling, or to luxuriate in the serenity and friendships that few had time for in the past. Some enter new relationships, some start new careers or go back to study, some find that their work is only now reaching its peak. Many have survived traumas and tragedies, but 'the past is just the prologue' as one of them explains.

Handbook Of The Psychology Of Women And Gender

Author: Rhoda K. Unger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471653578
Size: 18.93 MB
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Edited by a leader in feminist psychology, this text features focused coverage of the major areas of the developmental, biological, social, and intrapersonal aspects of women and gender.

Working Mother

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The magazine that helps career moms balance their personal and professional lives.

In Our Fifties

Author: William H. Bergquist
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
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Shares the experiences of men and women in their fifties and discusses career change, adult children, and care of aging parents

A Time Of Our Own

Author: Fay Wadsworth Whitney
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458763331
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Many of today's women find themselves entering the last third of their lives with a newfound sense of personal freedom and optimism. Having spent most of their lives as pacesetters, these women, now in their sixties and beyond, are beginning to ask, ''What now?'' Based on extensive interviews, research, and the authors' personal experiences, this book explores the multitude of opportunities available in one's ''third third'' of life and addresses common concerns of older women, such as work, finances, health, and relationships. The authors also speak to the baby boomers and offer a perspective on the future. Comprehensive and engaging, A Time of Our Own is a must-read for all women entering this exciting new chapter of life.