This is only a selection of the books we have read (Robert has fifty-two aging books on his kindle). We hope to soon describe each book in more detail. For now, we have distinguished our favorites in the first section.

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The Joy of Old: A Guide to Successful Elderhood, by John S. Murphy and Frederic M. Hudson

Creative Aging, Rethinking Retirement and Non-Retirement in a Changing World, by Marjorie

The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully, by Joan Chittister

A Time to Live: Seven Steps of Creative Aging, by Robert Raines

The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older, by Kathleen D. Singh

The Grace of Dying: A Message of Hope, Comfort, and Spiritual Transformation, By Kathleen D. Singh

The December Project: An Extraordinary Rabbi and a Skeptical Seeker Confront Life’s Greatest Mystery, by Sara Davidson


Wonder of Aging: A New Approach to Embracing Life After Fifty, by Michael Gurian

Change Your Brain, Change your Age: Secrets to Look, Feel, and Think Younger Every Day, by Daniel Amen

Pilgrimage into the Last Third of Life: 7 Gateways to Spiritual Growth, By Richard I. Morgan and Jane Marie Thibault

Rethinking Aging: Growing Old and Living Well in an Overtreated Society, by Nortin M. Hadler

Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Study of Adult Development, by George E. Vaillant

Aging as a Spiritual Practice, by Lewis Richmond

Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life, by Richard Rohr

Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being, by Andrew Weil, M.D.

Old Age, by Helen Luke (memoir)

Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity, by Ronald Rolheiser

From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older, by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

Spirituality and Aging, by Robert C. Atchley