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Fortunately, a number of insightful people in midlife and late life are writing books that offer thought-provoking commentary on how to respond to life's challenges--including challenges that are often correlated with late life: illness, death of loved ones, loss of employment.
But advanced age is not all decay. Our youth-obsessed culture often reads it as such, missing out on the strengths of a half-decade plus view of life.
Here are a few books that I have read that contain insight found after 50--listed in reverse chronology by publication date.