Aging Our Way: Lessons for Living from 85 and Beyond

Aging Our Way: Lessons for Living from 85 and BeyondIn 1998, Hallmark unveiled their new “One-Hundredth-Birthday” cards, and by 2007 annual sales were at 85,000. America is rapidly graying: between now and 2030, the number of people in the U.S. over the age of 80 is expected to almost triple. But how long people live raises the question of how well they live.Aging Our Way follows the everyday lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) living at home and mostly alone to understand how they create and maintai…