The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America

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$25.95  $23.87
Publisher
New Press
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Pages
176
Dimensions
5.6 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781620970386
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About the Author

Ai-jen Poo is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and a co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign. In 2000, she co-founded Domestic Workers United. She lives in New York City.

Reviews

"Ai-jen Poo knows how to create social change from the bottom up...showing the humanity of a long devalued kind of work. This goes beyond organizing to transforming."
--Gloria Steinem in "Time"
"Publishers Weekly" calls the book "a strong argument for a cultural and governmental shift toward valuing older citizens and providing them with opportunities for rich, full lives."
" A timely and hopeful book, "The Age of Dignity" holds solutions that lift all boats, strengthen our families, the workforce that supports us, and the nation as a whole."
--Maria Shriver
" An urgent and irresistible book."
--Gloria Steinem
" Don't miss this book."
--Van Jones, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Rebuild the Dream"
"A powerful call for a Care Revolution in America."
--Eve Ensler, author of "The Vagina Monologues"
"Ai-jen Poo is among our most compelling social movement leaders."
--Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Hunt Alternatives and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government
"A bold and inspiring vision for the future."
--Jim Firman, president and CEO, National Council on Aging

"Ai-jen Poo's first book shines a new light on the need for a holistic approach to caregiving in America. A timely and hopeful book, "The Age of Dignity" holds solutions that lift all boats--strengthening our families, the workforce that supports us, and the nation as a whole."
--Maria Shriver
"Ai-jen Poo knows how to create social change from the bottom up...showing the humanity of a long devalued kind of work. This goes beyond organizing to transforming."
--Gloria Steinem in "Time"
"Publishers Weekly" calls the book "a strong argument for a cultural and governmental shift toward valuing older citizens and providing them with opportunities for rich, full lives."
" An urgent and irresistible book."
--Gloria Steinem
" Don't miss this book."
--Van Jones, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Rebuild the Dream"
"A powerful call for a Care Revolution in America."
--Eve Ensler, author of "The Vagina Monologues"
"Ai-jen Poo is among our most compelling social movement leaders."
--Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Hunt Alternatives and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government
"A bold and inspiring vision for the future."
--Jim Firman, president and CEO, National Council on Aging

"Thoughtful, moving, and relatable."
--"Library Journal"
"Ai-jen Poo's first book shines a new light on the need for a holistic approach to caregiving in America. A timely and hopeful book, "The Age of Dignity" holds solutions that lift all boats--strengthening our families, the workforce that supports us, and the nation as a whole."
--Maria Shriver
"Ai-jen Poo knows how to create social change from the bottom up...showing the humanity of a long devalued kind of work. This goes beyond organizing to transforming."
--Gloria Steinem in "Time"
"Publishers Weekly" calls the book "a strong argument for a cultural and governmental shift toward valuing older citizens and providing them with opportunities for rich, full lives."
" An urgent and irresistible book."
--Gloria Steinem
" Don't miss this book."
--Van Jones, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Rebuild the Dream"
"A powerful call for a Care Revolution in America."
--Eve Ensler, author of "The Vagina Monologues"
"Ai-jen Poo is among our most compelling social movement leaders."
--Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Hunt Alternatives and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government
"A bold and inspiring vision for the future."
--Jim Firman, president and CEO, National Council on Aging

Thoughtful, moving, and relatable.
Library Journal
"Ai-jen Poo s first book shines a new light on the need for a holistic approach to caregiving in America. A timely and hopeful book, The Age of Dignity holds solutions that lift all boatsstrengthening our families, the workforce that supports us, and the nation as a whole."
Maria Shriver
"Ai-jen Poo knows how to create social change from the bottom upshowing the humanity of a long devalued kind of work. This goes beyond organizing to transforming."
Gloria Steinem in Time
Publishers Weekly calls the book "a strong argument for a cultural and governmental shift toward valuing older citizens and providing them with opportunities for rich, full lives."
" An urgent and irresistible book."
Gloria Steinem
" Don t miss this book."
Van Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Rebuild the Dream
"A powerful call for a Care Revolution in America."
Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues
"Ai-jen Poo is among our most compelling social movement leaders."
Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Hunt Alternatives and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University s Kennedy School of Government
"A bold and inspiring vision for the future."
Jim Firman, president and CEO, National Council on Aging
"
"Thoughtful, moving, and relatable."
--Library Journal

"Ai-jen Poo's first book shines a new light on the need for a holistic approach to caregiving in America. A timely and hopeful book, The Age of Dignity holds solutions that lift all boats--strengthening our families, the workforce that supports us, and the nation as a whole."
--Maria Shriver

"Ai-jen Poo knows how to create social change from the bottom up...showing the humanity of a long devalued kind of work. This goes beyond organizing to transforming."
--Gloria Steinem in Time

Publishers Weekly calls the book "a strong argument for a cultural and governmental shift toward valuing older citizens and providing them with opportunities for rich, full lives."

" An urgent and irresistible book."
--Gloria Steinem

" Don't miss this book."
--Van Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Rebuild the Dream

"A powerful call for a Care Revolution in America."
--Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues

"Ai-jen Poo is among our most compelling social movement leaders."
--Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Hunt Alternatives and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government

"A bold and inspiring vision for the future."
--Jim Firman, president and CEO, National Council on Aging