The Big Move Life Between the Turning Points When her husband s ill health forces them to move into an assisted living facility Anne M Wyatt Brown suddenly finds herself surrounded by elderly residents In this lively and provocative collection

  • Title: The Big Move: Life Between the Turning Points
  • Author: Margaret Morganroth Gullette
  • ISBN: 9780253020642
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback
  • When her husband s ill health forces them to move into an assisted living facility, Anne M Wyatt Brown suddenly finds herself surrounded by elderly residents In this lively and provocative collection, other distinguished gerontologists reflect on Anne s moving account of her transition to becoming a member of a vibrant and sociable community that offers care giving suppoWhen her husband s ill health forces them to move into an assisted living facility, Anne M Wyatt Brown suddenly finds herself surrounded by elderly residents In this lively and provocative collection, other distinguished gerontologists reflect on Anne s moving account of her transition to becoming a member of a vibrant and sociable community that offers care giving support, while encouraging her to pursue her own interests, including exercising, reviewing articles for scholarly journals, serving on committees, and singing By redefining notions of care and community, undoing the stigmas of aging, and valuing the psychological factors involved in accepting assistance, this volume provides a bold new framework for thinking about aging, continuing care, making the big move to a retirement community, and living with vitality in the new environment.

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    One thought on “The Big Move: Life Between the Turning Points”

    1. Anne's story was excellent: concise, insightful, hopeful.But it was so specific to one person and one continuing-care center.I wish this book had offered a diversity of viewpoints: a variety of people with a variety of personalities and a variety of motivations who transitioned into a variety of residences.

    2. When I first heard Anne Wyatt-Brown tell her story (the core of The Big Move), I immediately said, This must be a book. I helped the group find a publisher, and then wrote the Afterword (and annotated a list of "care-home" novels, from fiction about the "tragically ailing" to the romcom). The title is my suggestion too.I strongly believed, and still do, that I want to die in my queen-sized bed in my own gorgeous Victorian, where I have lived for 45 years and painted almost every wall twice. But [...]

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