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Wakan, Naomi
A roller-coaster ride : thoughts on aging / Naomi Beth Wakan
Alternate Title Thoughts on aging
Hamilton, Ont. : Poplar Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ1061 .W34 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Aging -- Social aspects
Aging -- Psychological aspects
Subject Wakan, Naomi
Physical Description 227 p9. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-219)
Contents Introduction -- The inner me -- Where's my chin? -- Looking back --Selective memories -- Waking as an older person -- Generational warfare -- What to call us? -- In defence -- The Baby Boomers grow up -- Too late for solutions? --Who'll go first -- In relationship to another generation -- Throw away old people mountain -- Ageism and elder abuse -- Retirement and nursing homes -- Care-ful -- My house for when I'm really old -- Checking off the checking out -- The way I see it -- On being liminal -- Death and dying head on -- When I'm old and frail -- Legacy and last words -- Looking death in the eye -- Have I learned anything? -- Hank's wake

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