Recommended Reading

Here are some books that we have read, and think are helpful in understanding and enjoying your retirement. Ask for them at your local library, or for your convenience we have also included a link to purchase from

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive
101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude
will encourage readers to stay positive, because there is always a bright side. This book continues Chicken Soup for the Soul’s focus on inspiration and hope, reminding us that each day holds something to be thankful for.

Winter Blues Survival Guide
A Workbook for Overcoming SAD
By working through the book’s simple checklists and fill-in-the-blank forms (you can download and print additional copies as needed), you’ll create your own blueprint for greater well-being all year long. Let there be light!

2020 Calendar for Seniors
Big print calendar and large daily weekly planner from January 2020 – December 2020, Monthly schedule and organizer with pink flower cover. Perfectly sized at 8.5×11 inches, easy to write in and carry around

Rituals of Peace and Prayer
Grace, dignity, and eloquence have long been hallmarks of Maya Angelou’s poetry. Her measured verses have stirred our souls, energized our minds, and healed our hearts. Whether offering hope in the darkest of nights or expressing sincere joy at the extraordinariness of the everyday, Maya Angelou has served as our common voice.

General Knowledge Quiz Book for Seniors
1001 Questions
1001 general knowledge questions for seniors.Questions include:-Which song ends with the line, “God speed your love to me”? According to Greek mythology what was the last thing that remained in Pandora’s Box?

Trivia for Seniors
The questions in “Trivia for Seniors” have come from actual trivia programs with seniors in retirement homes and senior centers. At the weekly programs many of the residents would suggest questions and topics to explore. From this interaction came the material in this book.

Rules for Aging
A Wry and Witty Guide to Life
With a wry sense of humor and inimitable wit, prize-winning essayist Roger Rosenblatt offers guidelines for aging that are both easy to understand and, more importantly, easy to implement.

Purposeful Retirement
How to Bring Happiness and Meaning to Your Retirement
Learn how you can move from your world of work, simplify life and enter what can be the most satisfying phase of your life─a new world of purposeful retirement and good living.

Aging Wisely
Strategies for Baby Boomers and Seniors
Aging Wisely explains that much of what happens to our minds and bodies as we grow older depends on our approach to life and our attitudes and feelings about ourselves.

The Ten Lessons
How You Too Can Squeeze All The “Juice” Out of Retirement
You’ll learn about The Yardstick of Life, why it’s better to wear out than “rust”out, The Life Legacy Letter..and much more.

Go Wild

Eat Fat, Run Free, Be Social, and Follow Evolution’s Other Rules for Total Health and Well-being. The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being.

The Four Phases of Retirement: What To Expect When You’re Retiring

If you’re not retired, this handy guide will show you what to expect. If you are retired, it will help you sort out the changes and challenges you will face.

A practical guide to bridging the generation gap.

In How to Say It to Seniors, geriatric psychology expert David Solie offers help in removing the typical communication blocks many experience with the elderly. By sharing his insights into the later stages of life, Solie helps in understanding the unique perspective of seniors, and provides the tools to relate to them.