"Right on trend. Finally a friendly how-to that brings information and comfort."
--- Faith Popcorn, CEO Faith Popcorn's BrainReserve
"The aging book of the next decade; the 'go-to' book that should be read as a rite of passage into positive aging."
--- Richard Leider, International bestselling author of The Power of Purpose, Repacking Your Bags, & Life Reimagined
"Clear, practical, relevant, vital ... this book engages readers to create their own customizable plan for aging. An exceptionally worthwhile read."
--- Bob Blancato, Chairman, American Society on Aging
"What's the best predictor of a good old age? Not health, not wealth, but a robust social network. Joy Loverde has written an invaluable guide to laying the groundwork for the future you want-the sooner the better."
--- Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
"...thoughtfully discusses a wide range of crucial life issues with deep understanding, complete candor, and inspired guidance for all."
--- David Schless, President, Americans Seniors Housing Association, Washington, DC
"This book effectively challenges the notion that aging means disability - and with that, stigma of being old."
--- Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., Director of the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, University of California, San Diego
"Loverde compellingly shows us that, if we overcome the strong tendency to engage in denial and choose to plan carefully, we can age with a physical, emotional and spiritual safety net of supportive relationships, along with a strong potential for growth and fulfillment."
--- Ron Pevny, M.A., Director of the Center for Conscious Eldering and author of Conscious Living, Conscious Aging
"This book will be the guidepost for all individuals living and growing older, no matter the status or circumstance. I will highly recommend it to my Elder Orphan Facebook group."
--- Carol Marak, Emerging Aging Alone Expert, Syndicated Columnist, and Chief Public Relations Office at Seniorcare.com
"A must-have companion. Combines the critical elements, questions, and tools to make contemplation of and planning for this undesired life stage."
--- Jackie Pinkowitz, Board Chair, Dementia Action Alliance
"Joy reminds us that, by taking proactive steps as we age, we can lay the foundation for an independent, fulfilling, and happy life, and continue to be in control of our circumstances."
--- Wendi Burkhardt, CEO and Co-Founder of Silvernest, Inc.