Getting Good at Getting Older by Richard Siegel, Laura Geller
Illustrator: Paul Palnik
We transformed society in the 60’s and 70’s, through the civil rights movement, the evolution of feminism, and the sexual revolution. We raised our voices, refused to sit down, and in the process, changed the way the world saw young people.
We aren’t young anymore. But we are still revolutionary. We are confronting and challenging assumptions about aging, by living longer, being more active than our parents and grandparents, and simply doing things differently. And in the process, we are changing the way the world sees older people.
Getting Good at Getting Older is a tour for all of us of a certain age through the resources and skills we need to navigate the years between maturity and old age. It brings humor, warmth, and more than 4,000 years of Jewish experience to the question of how to shape this new stage of life.
Year first published: 2019