- The Washington Times - Sunday, April 2, 2000

Books


"Aerobics of the Mind," by Marge Engleman, Venture, 1995. This book explains the research that says mental decline is not inevitable as one ages.
"Adventures in Senior Living: Learning How to Make Retirement Meaningful and Enjoyable," by J. Lawrence Driskill, Haworth, 1997. This book contains inspiring accounts of those who have used their energy to help themselves and others during retirement.
"The Second 50 Years: A Reference Manual for Senior Citizens," by Walter J. Cheney, Writer's Consortium, 1992. This is a reference book written by seniors for seniors.

Associations


AARP, 601 E St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20049. Phone: 800/424-3410. Web site: www.aarp.org. This large organization provides information on life transitions, legal issues and health concerns for seniors. Members also receive many benefits and discounts on travel, merchandise and insurance.

On line


AgeNet (www.agenet.com) is a site for seniors to gain medical and legal information, get advice on living arrangements and communicate with other seniors via chat rooms and bulletin boards.
Elderweb (www.elderweb.com) is a popular on-line community with various chat rooms and bulletin boards related to seniors.
SeniorSite (www.seniorsite.com) is an extensive site on all aspects of senior life, including retirement planning, health concerns, and health and lifestyle news.

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