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

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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.

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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 and Pulitzer Prize finalist 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.

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I do define 'old' as chronological age "having lived or existed for a long time" vs 'young' "having lived or existed for a short time" Fact, not judgment Isn't #ageism introduced when we pretend people aren't #old when they are? Or allow narratives of old= bad vs different? twitter.com/WesElyMD/statu…

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