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Taking Charge: Collected Stories on Aging Boldly

Taking Charge: Collected Stories on Aging Boldly

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Don't just grow older, Take charge and age boldly "Taking Charge: Collected Stories on Aging Boldly" is a collection of newspaper columns by Herb Weiss, an award-winning journalist whose body of work is a treasury of well-researched stories and insightful interviews with experts and everyday people who have shared their observations about growing older.Herb covers a myriad of aging issues ranging from care giving and retirement planning to thoughts about spirituality and death. Through these stories, readers are empowered with practical tools to live a happy, engaged and empowered second half of life.

Author: Herb Weiss
Publisher: Stillwater River Publications
Published: 08/16/2016
Pages: 310
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.92lbs
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.65d
ISBN: 9780692688700

About the Author
Herb Weiss has enjoyed a distinguished 36 year career in journalism, earning a national reputation as an expert on aging, health care and medical issues. Over 600 articles that he has authored or co-authored have appeared in national, state and local publications and newspapers. He is a 2012 graduate of the Theta II Class of Leadership Rhode Island. Herb is a recipient of the 2003 AARP Rhode Island's Vision Award for his weekly commentary that appeared in the Pawtucket Times. He is a two time recipient (1994 and 1999) of the American College of Health Care Administrator's National Award for his coverage of long-term care issues. He was also awarded the Distinguished Alumni's Award by the Center for Studies in Aging, North Texas State University, in 1997, for his career coverage of aging issues. In 1997, he was selected by the prestigious McKnight's LTC News to be one of its "100 Most Influential People" in Long-Term Care. In 2016, Governor Gina Raimondo appointed him to the Rhode Island Advisory Commission on aging. Today, Herb's weekly newspaper column appears in the Pawtucket Times and Woonsocket Call, two North Rhode Island daily newspapers. Herb and his wife, Patty Zacks, reside in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

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