20 Healthy Living Books for Seniors to Add to Their Bookshelves

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Looking to add some more books to your collection, or just need a list of good reads to check out at the library? You’ve come to the right place!

Keep on reading to see our suggestions of books for seniors that have a focus on healthy living!

1. Aging Starts in Your Mind: You're Only As Old As You Feel

By Notker Wolf | Health, Advice, Mental Wellness

2. This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection

By Carol Burnett | Comedy, Lifestyle

3. Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being

By Andrew Weil M.D. | Health, Lifestyle, Mental Wellness

4. The Grace in Aging: Awaken As You Grow Older

By Kathleen Dowling Singh | Advice, Lifestyle

5. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

By Jordan B. Peterson | Self-help

6. Prime Time: Love, Health, Sex, Fitness, Friendship, Spirit – Making the Most of All Your Life

By Jane Fonda | Lifestyle

7. In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

By Grace Bonney | Advice

8. The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully

By Joan Chittister | Health, Advice

9. Sixty Things to Do When You Turn Sixty: 60 Experts on the Subject of Turning 60

By Various Authors | Advice, Lifestyle

10. The Longevity Book: The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time

By Cameron Diaz | Lifestyle, Health

11. Tales of Graceful Aging from the Planet Denial

By Nicole Hollander | Health, Advice, Lifestyle

12. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Older & Wiser – Stories of Inspiration, Humor, and Wisdom about Life at a Certain Age

By Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen | Comedy, Lifestyle, Advice

13. The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

By Gretchen Rubin | Advice, Lifestyle

14. If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won't)

By Betty White | Comedy, Lifestyle

15. The Spirituality of Age: A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older

By Robert L. Weber Ph.D. | Health, Advice

16. Aging Wisely: Strategies for Baby Boomers and Seniors

by Robert A. Levine M.D. | Health, Advice

17. Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment

By Peter Buffett | Advice, Self-help

18. How to Be Alive – A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World

By Colin Beavan | Self-help, Lifestyle

19. Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Harvard Study of Adult Development

By George E. Vaillant | Health, Self-help

20. Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking

By S.J. Scott | Self-help, Mental wellness

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