Be Bold: Cultivating Health and Happiness for Older Adults

Creators Publishing
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Former international journalist and Los Angeles Times Health and Fitness editor Marilyn Murray Willison approaches aging with an optimistic curiosity and an undisguised enthusiasm. Her syndicated column “Positive Aging” includes practical information—from health, to family legacy, to gratitude, to travel—inspirational stories, current events and personal anecdotes she hopes will inspire other seniors to age with grace and get the most out of each and every day. This is a collection of her columns from 2016 to 2018.
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Marilyn Murray Willison, a UCLA graduate, is a six-time award-winning author and former international journalist who has a unique perspective when it comes to the complicated issues regarding America’s seniors, particularly disability, as she has lived with multiple sclerosis since 1984. Her byline has appeared in over 25 publications on both sides of the Atlantic, and her writing has reached millions of readers. As a wife, mother and grandmother, Willison approaches aging with an optimistic curiosity and an undisguised enthusiasm.

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Creators Publishing
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Published on
Aug 8, 2019
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Pages
174
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ISBN
9781949673128
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Eldercare
Family & Relationships / Life Stages / Later Years
Health & Fitness / General
Health & Fitness / Healthy Living
Health & Fitness / Longevity
Health & Fitness / Women's Health
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