WHOLE OF LIFE
A PERSONAL JOURNEY INTO THE TURBULENT
WATERS OF AGING IN AMERICA
We elders are needed at this time in the history of our country and the world. It is time to live our lives fully without being constrained by cultural prejudice or by allowing ourselves to become invisible.
Writing Whole of Life is my way of empowering myself and others, creating an alternative to despair and fear as we age.
Lacking a culturally viable idea of old age, our civilization does not really harbor a concept of the whole of life — Eric Erickson
This blog is my first plunge into social media. It’s like trying to summon enough courage to dip my toe into a river with crocodiles just below the surface. For the last eighteen months, I’ve been writing a memoir, Whole of Life, about getting older (oldish?) in a culture where women my age are...