• 'Tis

    'Tis

    McCourt, Frank

    McCourt published his Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir, Angela's Ashes, in his 60s. 'Tis continues his story and his evolution as a writer.

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  • Old in Art School

    Old in Art School

    Painter, Nell Irvin

    Retired Princeton University history professor Nell Painter describes her journey to become an artist and her experiences as a student again as an older Black woman.

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  • How Seniors Are Saving the World

    How Seniors Are Saving the World

    Reese, Thelma

    The authors provide brief portraits of older social activists and let them speak in their own voices about their renewed commitments to activism after retirement.

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  • Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk

    Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk

    Rooney, Kathleen

    At 85 years old, Lillian is a retired advertising executive with Macy's, who has lived in New York City for over 50 years. On New Year's Eve, she takes a solo walk which turns into a ten mile peregrination around Manhattan. While reflecting on her life and the changes in New York City, she meets a whole cast of Manhattan denizens.

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  • Gray Panthers

    Gray Panthers

    Sanjek, Roger

    The Gray Panthers began in the early 1970s under the leadership of activist Maggie Kuhn. Sanjek recreates the historical time period and draws a portrait of the membership, particularly the New York City and Berkeley groups. The Gray Panthers were an intergenerational group from the beginning who focused, on senior rights as part of a larger movement advocating for the larger public good.

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  • Nearing Ninety

    Nearing Ninety

    Viorst, Judith

    The children's book author has published a book of poems for each decade beginning in her 50s. With clear-eyed vision, her poems express the fortitude and the many pleasures of aging.

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  • Gen2Gen

    Gen2Gen

    Find resources on how to become involved in intergenerational projects as a volunteer or to champion new projects in your community.

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