New Book by Dorothy Adelson Serves as Guide for Living Well after 80

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Author Dorothy Adelson tackles the questions seniors face as they grow older in this new book released by Dog Ear Publishing. Adelson’s wit and wisdom covers topics from filling the days to medical issues.

Dog Ear Publishing releases “Live Longer and Like It” by Dorothy Adelson.

An exuberant exploration of life after 80.

The over-80 set is the fastest growing minority in America, and people may find themselves at a loss for what to do with their time after they've retired from a lifetime of work. Never fear; author Dorothy Adelson is here with a new book filled with helpful suggestions about the myriad of ways seniors can fill their newfound free time, with tips for the very active as well as the housebound. “Live Longer and Like It” is an exuberant exploration of life after 80 and all the glories it can contain if one has an open mind. Author Dorothy Adelson's “joie de vivre” leaps from the pages, and her firm but funny counsel is a perfect antidote to the attitude that the end of one's life can't be as rewarding as the beginning and the middle.

Adelson serves up ideas for activities from morning to night -- from friends and movies to elegant but easy recipes -- reminding people that life can be fulfilling and meaningful after 80. Among her suggestions are reading (a onetime English teacher, Adelson offers a list of classic books you may have missed when you were growing up) and volunteering (being a Pink Lady in a hospital or a guide in a museum, or counseling teenagers on grooming in preparation for a job interview, etc.). Adelson also offers practical information about such serious issues as living wills and health care proxies.

In addition, Adelson provides helpful guidance for seniors who are experiencing health problems. She shares her own experience with the traditional face of medicine as well as the more unconventional side, and she tells with humor the tale of the epic clash between the two.

Adelson received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College and a master's degree from Columbia University. A native New Yorker, she was a longtime journalist.

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Live Longer and Like It
Dorothy Adelson
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-4575-2453-0        200 pages        $13.95 US

Available at Ingram,, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.

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