Book Review: Claiming Your Place At The Fire

Claiming Your Place at the Fire; Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose, by Richard Leider and David Shapiro, Berrett-Koehler, San Francisco, 2004. Ideas that challenge our outdated paradigm of aging are the strength of this book. The authors encourage readers to talk about and plan for the truly great opportunities of successful, healthy aging. We should savor, respect, and utilize the gifts we have accumulated in our lifetimes and among these gifts is wisdom. An easy read with thought provoking topics and concepts.