Ageing Well (Women)

Books on Ageing Well for Women

 women in old age, best books for ageing well

Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age (Non-fiction) by Mary Pipher

What makes older women content, happy, satisfied with life and grateful for their blessings? A great place to be for any woman, this book is a gem illustrating how a woman's struggles in earlier life is transcending in later life, for the lessons that she learns helps her to become more authentic, empathetic and fulfilled. 

Pipher a clinical psychologist along with a mother and grandmother, explores women's resilience as they age and how they can become better decision-makers, build strong resilience and develop healthy, meaningful relationships that serve them in later life.

As Pipher graciously states "

"If we can keep our wits about us, think clearly, and manage our emotions skillfully we will experience a joyous time of our lives. If we have planned carefully and packed properly, if we have good maps and guides, the journey can be transcendent."

Beautifully written, be prepared for a tear or two and don't forget your highlighter pen - every page has a striking, notable paragraph. You might also want to share it with your husband every now and then.



Related recommended reading lists:

Ageing

Becoming a grandmother

Bereavement

Caring for someone with cancer

Courage

Elderly parents

Feeling lonely

Loneliness

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