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Book: I'm New at Being Old by Lucy Rose Fischer

Book: I'm New at Being Old by Lucy Rose Fischer

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categories: Book, Age, Growing Older, Vital Aging, Third Age, Productive Aging, Art and Aging, Art about Aging, Women and Aging, Women Growing Older, Gender and Aging, Menopause, Aging

Lucy Rose Fischer

Author Lucy Rose Fischerabout this book: This is a whimsical journey into the experience of growing older – with the story told mostly with vibrant art. The author is an artist, writer and also had a 25 year as an award-winning gerontologist. She was honored as a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America for "outstanding achievement and exemplary contributions to the field of aging." She wrote this book as her own personal story. She begins with an image about outer space—feeling that she has landed in an alien universe—the "Galaxy of the Old Ones." And even though she is supposed to be an expert on aging, she is surprised when she looks into the mirror … It is a universal story, with lots of humor, about the challenges of aging – "the breakdown of movable parts" or the "unraveling" of the mind or "the sisterhood of sleeplessness". But it is also about the rewards of "coming of age." I'M NEW AT BEING OLD received a Midwest Book Award and an Independent Publishers Gold Award. Illustrations from the book are featured on the Emmy-award winning public television program, "Life Changing Art."

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