There’s no template for how to grow old in the early part of the 21st Century. More than 44 million Americans are doing it anyway. While it’s true others have been old before, the world has changed and old skills fall short. The stories within this book about navigating life as an elder are told through the voice of a woman who identifies herself only as Unmistakably Old. Her philosophy? Aging is an engine in Motion. A drop of humor is the oil that keeps it going. ORDER
THE WOMEN WE BECOME
Tales from the Brothers Grimm, the Bible, Native American Lore and myths from Africa Europe and Asia, embroidered with insights from modern psychology. This patchwork quilt will change the way you look at aging, even while it warms your heart. TO ORDER
THE WOMEN WE BECOME WORKBOOK
Activities designed to expand and deepen the insights of each chapter. Useful for group members to use between group meetings as well as a support and extension of the material for individuals who are reading the book on their own. TO ORDER
Dr. Thomas’ story, Charles Edward Cunningham was selected for inclusion in this compilation of award winning short stories. Storied Crossings is a bridge between the normal everyday world and the boundless world of the imagination.
LOVE IS AGELESS
This is a book for everyone who has ever known and loved a person with Alzheimer’s Disease. Maggie, Dr. Thomas’ contribution to this anthology, is a short story celebrating the deep capacity of the human spirit for love, compassion and understanding in the face of the suffering and tragedy of this disease. “This is by far the best book of it’s sort that I have had the honor to read.” Stephen Levin. Author of A Year to Live