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Publisher:  Publish America ISBN-10:  1606725424 Type: 
Pages: 

155

Copyright:  October 2008 ISBN-13:  9781606725429
Non-Fiction

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Aging with Gentle Attitude is a quick read of various, short articles and observations on life yesterday and today intersperced with humor and activities to quiz one's memories.

  Aging with Gentle Attitude  includes humorous, light-hearted comments and opinions on aging and  personal views on life's experiences throughout the years. Articles are interspersed with collected humor and nostalgic tid-bits reminiscence of days and times seniors knew, and can relate to, with a tender regard for the past. It stresses a viewpoint that includes acceptance of change and a hopeful attitude toward the future. Aging with Gentle Attitude is an appealing  book for seniors and others interested in the many experiences of their parents and grandparents.

Excerpt
Seniors Rule with Gentle Attitude
by Evelyn Horan


Seniors rule with gentle attitude
Because we give much latitude,
To life’s many ups and downs
We have answers—“we’ve been around.”

So share with me a few of your special memories
Let’s review our good and bad times carefully,
------------ Remembering: “ seniors rule with gentle attitude”
Because we’ve learned to give life latitude!
------------------------


LAUGHTER KEEPS US YOUNG AT HEART

It’s important to laugh at ourselves, and at the same time, know that others are laughing with us.

Being a senior has its own special attributes and features. Have you noticed these changes:
the hair on our legs has almost stopped growing but we have a new mustache sprouting on our upper lip?
our upper arms have excess flab and we avoid wearing tank-tops?
unfortunately, when we stand nude in front of a mirror, we can see our back end without even having to turn around?
at mammogram time, we hope no one else will ever see our upper torso revealed?
when our memory fades? We can remember our yesterdays but what happened an hour ago is sometimes a mystery – especially when you have a question as to whether or not you already took your cholesterol pill? Should you take another?

But, all in all, it’s great that our loved ones overlook our aging. We can cheerfully think of our many long years of failures and successes that have allowed us to now become “ the wise and all-knowing advice givers” to all the young folks in our lives!



Professional Reviews

A Delightful Read and A Perfect Gift
Once again author Evelyn Horan has written an award winning book! This one is penned for those of us often considered "over the hill". Aging with Gentle Attitude is the kind of book you will want to keep at your side - by your chair or in your purse - within easy reach for those moments you have time for a poem, joke, a bit of wisdom or a short story, geared to the older and, hopefully, wiser set. Of course, if you find the book as intriguing as this reader, you will find it difficult to put down. AGING WITH GENTLE ATTITUDE is the perfect gift to buy or share with family or friends not happy with that coming birthday. Tales of the past, jokes, special senior moments and bits of wisdom come together in Horan's novel making it a great read. Evelyn Horan is a prolific author with a list of bestselling novels for readers of every age. Once you have a copy of AGING WITH GENTLE ATTITUDE I suggest you brew up your favorite beverage, find a comfortable place to sit and begin an entertaining arm-chair adventure.
Beverly J Scott—author
Righteous Revenge
Ruth Fever
Jena’s Choice
http://www.beverlyjscott.com


A Nice Touch of Humor and Wistful Reminisces
Aging with Gentle Attitude by acclaimed author Evelyn Horan is a delightful book filled with essays for seniors regarding the aging process. With a nice touch of humor and wistful reminisces, Horan gracefully leads her readers toward an important message concerning living in today’s changing world.
Christy Tillery French
Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
Author of the Bodyguard series


Clever Thoughts That Are Light and Nostalgic With Many Chuckles
With her usual skill, Evelyn Horan has combined some of her writing with clever thoughts, to compile a book that is light, nostalgic, and on target for those of us who have lived long enough to remember special events. Some inclusions are in the form of poetry, prose, quizzes and “senior moments of chuckles and fun”. With short chapters, this is the book to read for five minutes or two hours. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn, remember, and laugh.
Freda Gower Ward, Author- Serving Gravy with a Slotted Spoon; Threading the Pointy End of the Needle; Can You Tell Me Where I'm Going?; An Extra What?; A Running Head Start; It's Ten O'clock--Do You Know Where Your Keys Are?; God's Book Part I and Part II; Would You Rather Be the Pigeon or the Statue?; God, This Is a Good Time to Say No!


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