Aronson writes like a memoirist while giving us scientific insight, philosophical wisdom, and wise counsel for a journey and destination we all share.

— Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone

Available June 2019

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A monumental book about growing old in America–with powerful arguments and revolutionary conclusions that will challenge your assumptions, and open your mind about aging.

— starred review, Shelf awareness

Published June 2019

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Louise Aronson, MD MFA, is a leading geriatrician, writer, educator, and professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. The author of the New York Times bestseller Elderhood, she is a regular contributor to the New York Times and the New England Journal of Medicine among other publications. Recognition of Louise’s work includes a MacDowell fellowship, four Pushcart nominations, the American Geriatrics Society Clinician-Teacher of the Year award, and a Gold Professorship for Humanism in Medicine. She lives in San Francisco.

About Louise Aronson

Books

If invoking childhood & adulthood, invoke elderhood too. My latest @NYTimes: Stop Treating 70- & 90-Year-Olds the Same

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Louise in the Media

Louise discussing Elderhood on KATU television

ABC NW

Louise discussing Elderhood with Terry Gross on Fresh Air

NPR

Aging as the Next Social Revolution

Oakland Magazine

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