Helen Dennis’s Reading List on Successful Aging

Helen Dennis Recommended Books Downloadable PDF

Recommended Books for the Emeriti Center website – updated 6.30.14

Helen Dennis

AgeLess: Take Control of Your Age and Stay Youthful for Life by Edward L. Schneider, M.D. (Rodale Books, 2003)

Becoming a Life Change Artist:  7 Creative Skills to Reinvent Yourself at Any Stage of Life by Fred Mandell and Katheen Jordan (Avery, 2010)

Boundless Potential:  Transform you Brain, Unleash Your Talents, Reinvent your Work in Midlife and Beyond byMark S. Walton (McGraw Hill, 2012)

Don’t Retire, Rewire by Jerry Sedlar and Rick Miner (Penguin 2003). Updated paperback version: Don’t Retire, Rewire, Second Edition (2008)

Encore: Find Work That Matters in the Second Half of Life by Marc Freedman (PublicAffairs, 2007)

Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ by Kerry Hannon (John Wiley & Sons, 2012)

Inventing the Rest of Our Lives: Women in Second Adulthood by Suzanne Braun Levine (Penguin Group, 2005)

Live Smart After 50:  The Experts’ Guide to Life Planning for Uncertain Times (Life Planning Network, 2012)

Longevity Revolution: The Benefits and Challenges of Living a Long Life by Robert N. Butler, (PublicAffairs, 2008)

My Time: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life by Abigail Trafford (Basic Books, 2004)

Prime Time: How Baby Boomers Will Revolutionize Retirement and Transform America by Marc Freedman (PublicAffairs, 1999)

Project Renewment: The First Retirement Model for Career Women by Bernice Bratter and Helen Dennis (Scribner 2008)

Second Wind:  Navigating the Passage to a Slower, Deeper and More Connected Life by Bill Thomas, M.D., (Simon & Schuster, 2014).

Smart Women Don’t Retire, They Break Free by the Transition Network and Gail Rentsch (Springboard 2008)

Successful Aging by John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn (Random House, 1998)

The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life by Gene D. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D. (Harper Collins, 2000)

The Encore Career Handbook by Marci Alboher (Workman Publishing, 2013).

The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain by Gene D. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D. (Basic Books, 2005)

The Memory Bible: An Innovative Strategy for Keeping Your Brain Young by Gary Small, M.D. (Hyperion, 2002)

The Memory Prescription: Dr. Gary Small’s 14-Day Plan to Keep your Brain and Body Youngby Gary Small, M.D. (Hyperion, 2004)

The Upside of Aging: How Long Life is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy & Purpose by Paul Irving (Wiley, 2014)

Thrive:  The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Bing, Wisdom and Wonder by Arianna Huffington (Harmony, 2014)

Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life by Jane Pauley (Simon & Schuster, 2014).