If you’re a woman, you’ve probably internalized a million messages about the horrors of getting older: changing bodies, diminished careers, invisibility everywhere. But Mary Pipher wants you to know there’s more to aging than gray hair—there’s also incredible resilience, growth, and even bliss. And the more we build those skills now, the better off we’ll all be.
“It’s in everybody's benefit, not just older people’s benefit, to have a new way of redefining older people that is not in terms of loss and diminishment, but in terms of growth.”
—Mary Pipher, author of Women Rowing North
Whatever life stage you’re in, this interview will speak to you—promise. We talk about:
Plus: On our way to a 50-year friendship, caftans on the beach, and why every book needs a launch party with a book cake.
(Author photo by Sarah Greder)
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