Author Releases Entertaining Collection of Short Stories About People 55 and Over Navigating Their Future

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Carolyn Gaye presents upbeat anecdotes for old people, anyone who knows old people, or anyone who contemplates becoming old in ‘Older than My Boss’

"Older than My Boss" by Carolyn Gaye

"This book assumes that we become wiser as we get older and we make good decisions as we approach certain crossroads in life familiar to people in their mature years..." says Gaye.

“Older than My Boss: A Collection of Short Stories about Old People on the Verge of Making a Change” by Carolyn Gaye shares the uplifting accounts of people 55 and over who are puzzling out their future.

The flow of life carries us along until its subtle current threatens to strand us on the shore unless we adjust and change course. The book narrates the tales of a wide variety of people and circumstances who are at a crossroads in life in their retirement years and must find a way to move forward. These men and women need to make decisions, but they have entered a new territory in life where the terrain is unfamiliar, and it seems the guideposts have been moved. Which way should they turn- in the direction of freedom or responsibility, acceptance or resistance, involvement or independence? The answers aren’t always clear.

“This book assumes that we become wiser as we get older and we make good decisions as we approach certain crossroads in life familiar to people in their mature years that usually involve a loss of control over our relationships, finances, minds, bodies, occupations and our day to day routines,” Gaye says.

Readers at the precipice of a new stage of life will find the short stories in “Older than My Boss” entertaining as well as insightful.

“Older than My Boss: A Collection of Short Stories about Old People on the Verge of Making a Change”
By Carolyn Gaye
ISBN: 9781480881631 (softcover); 9781480881648 (hardcover); 9781480881655 (electronic)
Available at the Archway Publishing Online Bookstore, Barnes and Noble and Amazon

About the author
Carolyn Gaye knows what it’s like to be getting along in years. She is so old she literally belongs in a museum — she has a master’s degree in museum studies and in developmental psychology from San Francisco State University. She attended University of California, Berkeley, before getting married and raising two daughters.

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