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Life Gets Better

Fully enjoy the unexpected pleasures of growing older

Life Gets Better, by Wendy Lustbader

It's often hard to remember what dreams we had when we were young. Looking forward to what we can accomplish in life, our twenties are tumultuous years of uncertainty.

See also: 5 Weeks to a new life.


We live our mid-life years, distracted by raising children or our careers, and sometimes both. After retirement, we realize that we no longer have dreams or accomplishments to look forward to life.  Life Gets Better is a wonderfully written book that presents getting older as a joyful adventure in a society that idolizes youthfulness.


Author Wendy Lustbader has spent most of her career counseling the elderly as a social worker. This career experience has earned her a national reputation in the field of aging.

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