Category Archives: Aging with Grace

A Deepening Life by Joan Grundy (220)

This is a memoir-type book about how disheartening it is to watch a parent with Alzheimer’s grow more and more distanced from us. It can be so painful; yet, many graces and lessons can be learned, as Joan Grundy has … Continue reading

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Good Medicine by Philip Hebert (117)

This is a wonderful nonfiction book about the art of ethical care in Canada.  Given our culture of death and euthanasia, it can be difficult to maintain our values as Canadians. This book discusses all the ethics that are involved … Continue reading

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Strategies For Retiring Right by Rick Atkinson (125)

One of the newest topics that is becoming very much in vogue now is retirement. There are many people who are ready for retirement and can afford to, but they are petrified about what they will do when they retire. … Continue reading

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Gratitude by Oliver Sacks (118)

This is a wonderful memoir about Oliver Sacks’ last days on this earth. I will say that it is the best book I read this year for the Canadian Book Mine Set. I recommend the book to everyone in our … Continue reading

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Inner Beauty by Xiaolan Zhao (93)

This book is a must-read for all women who believe that beauty can be fostered from the outside. This books shows that beauty can only be developed from the inside out. There is no lotion or potion that can help … Continue reading

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The Time of Your Life (103)

The Time of Your Life Margaret Trudeau This book is a sequel to her bestseller, Changing My Mind. This book is another candid and engaging book about how women can age with grace. Women tend to be very hard on … Continue reading

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