Full of all sorts of advice (from all sorts of people) about living well in your seventies and eighties, these essays provide inspiration, comfort, guidance, and lots of entertainment for those facing (or who've already faced) these milestone birthdays. In 70 Things to Do When You Turn 70
, professional organizer Vickie Dellaquila advises how to downsize your home, "recovering type A personality"
Elaine M. Decker outlines for you the great variety of naps to be enjoyed, and Mark Twain (yes, that
Mark Twain) offers up a hilarious recollection of his own birth. In 80 Things to Do When You Turn 80
, RetiredBrains.com founder Art Koff itemizes "ways to earn a little extra money and avoid boredom,"
Nancy K. Schlossberg ventures into the world of online dating, and writer Betty MacDonald revels in the knowledge that "All my monsters are dead. I outlived them!"
Both playful and practical, these uplifting volumes make great birthday presents for the young at heart! (AG)