Full of all sorts of advice (from all sorts of people) about living well at seventy and beyond, these essays provide inspiration, comfort, guidance, and lots of entertainment for those facing (or who've already faced) this milestone birthday. Step one, says documentary filmmaker Elaine Madsen, "is to plan on being 80."
Professional organizer Vickie Dellaquila advises how to downsize your home. Elaine M. Decker, described as "a recovering type A personality,"
outlines for you the great variety of naps to be enjoyed. And you get to read the address Mark Twain delivered at his seventieth birthday party (which begins with a hilarious recollection of his own birth). Both playful and practical, this uplifting volume makes a perfect birthday present for the young at heart! (AG)