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The Wonder of Aging

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"THE WONDER OF AGING is a very important book. It is filled with practical tips, solid science and stories that will inspire and motivate you. With 11,000 people turning 60 every day, we can no longer avoid talking about we might as well embrace it with wonder." -- Daniel G. Amen, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Use Your Brain to Change Your Age "The Wonder of Girls is explosive, bound to be controversial, a powder keg...Gurian raises interesting questions." * USA TODAY * "In The Wonder of Girls, Michael Gurian has written an eminently sensible book." * the Daily Telegraph (London) * "I was grateful to get to the advice section of The Wonder of Girls, which categorizes girls by age...wonderfully useful advice....Gurian is at his best when it comes to the nuts and bolts of rearing a daughter." * Los Angeles Times * "Gurian's attention to the physiology of how girls develop is tapping into a growing field among researchers...The Wonder of Girls has won universal praise for Gurian's focus on the importance of maintaining personal connections with girls." * Chicago Sun Times * "In What Could He Be Thinking Michael Gurian has completed some incredible and useful research. Gurian has answered questions of vital importance." * Chicago Tribune * "What Could He Be Thinking is filled with illuminating specific examples." * Seattle Post Intelligencer * "The Mind of Boys is a call for a reassessment of how we educate our sons (that) is long overdue." * Washington Post Book World * "Michael Gurian is America's most passionate advocate for boys. In THE PURPOSE OF BOYS, Gurian creates a rich reading experience and a clear recipe for helping boys to find purpose in their lives." -- Michael Thompson, Ph.D., author of It's a Boy! and coauthor of Raising Cain Praise for Michael Gurian's work "THE MINDS OF BOYS is a gift to parents, teachers and anyone else involved in raising or nurturing boys. It is filled with cutting edge neuroscience, yet has the warmth of a wise professional." -- Daniel Amen, MD, author of Making A Good Brain Great "In our ageist culture, you've got to love a book with the title The Wonder of Aging: A New Approach to the Second Half of Life. Because here's the big secret that almost no one appreciates. Life really can get richer and better with age. You just have to approach it in the right frame of mind. And that is exactly what Gurian provides for all of us in this brilliant book." -- Christiane Northrup * MD, author The Wisdom of Menopause * "This powerful book helps both women and men age gracefully. Michael's book is encouraging, well-researched and beautifully written. It is a practical guide to designing and living the second half of life with courage and fresh meaning. Read this book, and you will experience aging in a whole new way." -- Gregory Jantz, Ph.D., Founder, the Center for Counseling and Health Resources, and Author of Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear "This book is an impressive achievement and a must read for anyone who is over fifty, caring for or caring about someone over fifty---and the rest of us who hope to reach our fifties and beyond both enlightened by modern science and touched by the magnificent grace of empathy." -- William S. Pollack, PH "The Wonder of Aging is both a practical and spiritual journey. For those of us working to enhance men's health, the book is very welcome--it has specific sections applicable to both women and men. I highly recommend this book to anyone fifty or older, and even those of you getting close!" -- Ronald K. Henry, President, The Men's Health Network "Every time you open a Michael Gurian book, you know you are in for an adventure. Michael's powerful new book, The Wonder of Aging, is no exception. As he has done in all of his books, Michael uses his expertise, practical experience, and heart to open us up to the wonder of who we are becoming. The Wonder of Aging provides a practical, spiritual, and inspirational primer for high impact living, geared to those of us speeding past 50 and beyond." -- Rev. Tim Wright, Pastor, Community of Grace Church, and author of Searching for Tom Sawyer "The Wonder of Aging is amazing in its scope and depth. It reflects an enormous amount of work and insight. The practical parts of the book help us do what we need to do to live well. The prayerful parts of the book elicit a sense of gratefulness as we move through the stages of age. I highly recommend this book!" -- Rabbi Henry Glazer, author of I Thank Therefore I Am "Michael Gurian explores new territory in The Wonder of Aging by combining patient stories and experiences from his rich professional and personal lives to create an authentic and insightful work. In his terrific new book, Michael does what he does best....exploring the depth of the human spirit." -- Nancy L Snyderman, M.D., NBC News Chief Medical Editor "Gurian's research is both fascinating and eye opening." * Cleveland Plain Dealer * "An engaging warning against a hopeless search for the fountain of youth." * Kirkus Reviews * "This book opens much-needed discussion on aging and dying...and will give readers the means to approach these topics with their families and friends. Gurian has an optimistic, energizing, and sympathetic voice that will inspire readers as they seek guidance on their journeys through life." * Publishers Weekly *

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