Don’t just grow older, take charge and age boldly! Taking Charge: MORE Collected Stories on Aging Boldly, like volume 1 is a collection of columns by Herb Weiss, an award winning journalist whose body of work is a treasury of well-researched stories and insightful interviews with experts and everyday people who have shared their observations about growing older.
Taking Charge (Volume 2) covers a myriad of aging issues ranging from caregiving and retirement planning to thoughts about spirituality and death. Through these stories, readers are empowered with practical tools to live a happy, engaged and empowered second half of their life.
“Herb Weiss knocks it out of the ballpark with his book Taking Charge (Volume 2) which continues addressing the journey of aging smart as well as gracefully. He shows how to be an educated consumer when making decisions that affect your financial, emotional and overall life throughout your golden years. Throughout his book, Weiss takes charge of your future independence and aims at keeping you informed and healthy! He is a walking, talking resource and his book is a credit to his well-researched seasoned columns over the years.”
- Media Personality and Author of Loving Out Loud; The Power of a Kind Word (New World Library, 2019)
"HERB WEISS gives us a great gift in his anthology of insights on the many issues of an aging society--from caregiving to mental health to travel and leisure--all you need to know about understanding, appreciating and benefiting from longevity are found in his revelations and assessment of the complex and fascinating issues of growing old in America. Kudos to this Volume 2 of "his greatest hits."
- Former U.S. Assistant Secretary on Aging, and UCLA Professor
"Taking Charge” (Volume 2) provides a hearty serving of food for thought from an eclectic menu of aging issues. Author Herb Weiss takes great care to give readers a straight-forward examination of timely topics such as Caregiving, Social Security and Healthcare. Each section incorporates expert commentary and analysis from very credible sources. “Taking Charge” is a worthwhile read and should be shared with friends and colleagues."
- President and CEO, National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare
"The wit and wisdom of Weiss shines in this second collection of his columns and commentary on the aging experience. Through his vast experience and his keen insight Herb brings a wealth of enjoyment to this examination of truths told in stories of real life people. For Herb Weiss the choice is clear---age boldly. Don’t miss this book."
- Former Secretary of State of RI, State Director of AARP-RI (Retired May 2021)
"This 2nd book on Aging Boldly by Herb Weiss does not disappoint. The vignettes offer a reality check on aging and are refreshingly optimistic. Weiss’ topics are multidisciplinary and have authenticity and clarity. The myriad of topics provides interesting and practical knowledge on aging for both health professionals and the general public."
- PhD, retired RN Educator and Clinician
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Taking Charge: Collected Stories on Aging Boldly and Taking Charge, Volume 2: More Stories on Aging Boldly can be purchased at the link below.