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Author Rubin, Lillian B.

Title 60 on up : the truth about aging in America / Lillian B. Rubin
Published Boston : Beacon Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (184 pages)
Contents Through the looking glass -- Out of the closet -- Staying younger while getting older -- Does age count anymore? -- The marriage of self and society -- The golden years? : they've gotta be kidding! -- --And now about sex -- The shrinking ties that bind -- Hey folks, you're spending my inheritance -- Taking care of mom and dad -- Oh, my god, we're old! -- It's better than the alternative, isn't it? -- One last word
Summary Through interviews, research, and personal anecdotes, a psychologist looks at how longevity affects the social, emotional, and economic lives of those growing older in America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Aging -- United States.
Older people -- United States -- Attitudes.
Older people -- United States -- Conduct of life.
Older people -- United States -- Psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807029300 (electronic bk.)
9780807029305 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Sixty on up