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Why did I come into this room? : a candid conversation about aging / by Joan Lunden.

Lunden, Joan, (author.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Highland Community Library.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cambria County Library System.
  • 11 of 16 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

1 current hold with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Highland Community Library 305.26 LUN (Text) 35610000970397 HGHM New Book Shelf Checked Out 12/05/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781948677295
  • ISBN: 1948677296
  • Physical Description: 336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Forefront Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Aging ain't for sissies -- How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are? -- Six sure signs I'm aging -- Old age! Are we there yet? -- Strollers, cars, and wheelchairs! -- I'm not old; I'm 45 plus shipping and handling -- Not only is my short-term memory bad, so is my short-term memory -- Why can't I lose weight like I lose my keys, phone, and sex drive? -- Strong is the new skinny -- Become the CEO of your health -- Think like a doctor -- A heart-to-heart about your heart -- Keep moving! It's harder for the undertaker to catch up with you -- We're basically a houseplant with more complicated emotions: why we need water -- Sometime I laugh so hard, tears run down my leg -- Sleeping Beauty was on to something -- Did you know chocolate makes your clothes shrink? -- Will it matter five years from now? -- Life would be easier with piƱatas placed throughout the day -- Mistakes & regrets: it's time to let them go! -- When there are lumps in the road -- Decline to decline -- Friends are therapists you can drink with -- An attitude of gratitude -- Be the person you want to have lunch with -- Be happy: it drives people crazy -- I want to be cremated: it's my last chance for a smokin' hot body -- It's never too late to be the person you want to be.
Summary, etc.:
In her most candid and revealing book yet, acclaimed broadcast journalist and Baby Boomer Joan Lunden delves into the various phases of aging that leave many feeling uncomfortable, confused, and on edge. In her hilarious book, Lunden takes the dull and depressing out of aging, replacing it with wit and humor. After all, laughing is better than crying--unless it makes you pee! Whether you're in your 40s, 50s, 60s, or more, this book is full of helpful information to embrace--or at least prepare for--the inevitable.
Subject: Older women > Health and hygiene.
Genre: Biographies.
Self-help publications.

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