Another country: navigating the emotional terrain of our elders

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Riverhead Books, 1999 - Social Science - 328 pages
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There are more older people in America today than ever before. They are our parents and grandparents, our aunts and uncles and in-laws. They are living longer, but in a culture that has come to worship youth--a culture in which families have dispersed, communities have broken down, and older people are isolated. Meanwhile, adults in two-career families are struggling to divide their time among their kids, their jobs, and their aging parents--searching for the right words to talk about loneliness, forgetfulness, or selling the house.

Another Country is a field guide to this rough terrain for a generation of baby boomers who are finding themselves unprepared to care for those who have always cared for them. Psychologist and bestselling writer Mary Pipher maps out strategies that help bridge the gaps that separate us from our elders. And with her inimitable combination of respect and realism, she offers us new ways of supporting each other--new ways of sharing our time, our energy, and our love.

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I read this when it first came out (before the days of Goodreads!). I'm re-reading it now in preparation for a work event. I remember liking it quite a bit back then. Now that both of my parents are ... Read full review

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Good thoughts on dealing with aging parents. Skim/Skip the case studies and the hokey feel good stories. Read full review

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Our Fears Divide Us
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CHAPTER 3
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Provides a great moral service to us with her ideas on reconnecting the generations so that each can be enriched
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About the author (1999)

Mary Pipher, Ph.D., is the author of the number-one New York Times-bestselling Reviving Ophelia, as well as The Shelter of Each Other, Another Country, The Middle of Everywhere, and Letters to a Young Therapist. She was a Rockefeller Scholar, and received the American Psychological Association's Presidential Citation. Currently, she is a visiting professor in both the English and Psychology departments at the University of Nebraska.