Katharine Esty, Phd

Author, Expert on Aging Well & Family Dynamics

http://www.katharineesty.com

Katharine Esty is a best-selling author, practicing psychotherapist, a widow, a mother, a grandmother, and an activist for aging well. She’s on a mission to dispel myths about old age and to end ageism, which is the last bastion of accepted discrimination. She is a sought-after speaker. Katharine lives in a retirement community west of  Boston. 

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Reflections After a Close Call With Death

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Man with high blood pressure.
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5 Coping Styles: How They Help and Hinder Your Health.

by Katharine Esty, Phd
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Finding Purpose In Your Life

by Katharine Esty, Phd
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The GOOD NEWS About Aging

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Let's discuss how to grieve well .
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Good Grief! Sorrow in 4 Healthy Steps

by Katharine Esty, Phd
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Coping in the Time of Pandemic — Lessons from the 80+ Generation

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Graphic: Adult children and their elder parents together on a park bench.
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Communicating Across the Generational Divide During the Time of Coronavirus

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Elder woman and her cat isolated indoors.
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Banish Winter Blues. Flourish!

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Grandparents cooking in the kitchen with their granddaughter.
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Five Gifts of Old Age

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Elder couple having a good time together.
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Fears, Friendship and Fun at 86: A House Party in the Midst of COVID-19

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Elderly man holding head in his heads feeling anxious.
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What Older People Really Need During The Coronavirus Pandemic—And What Lessons Can They Teach Us

by Katharine Esty, Phd
Social Distancing outside together.
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Stop Waiting for COVID-19 to End. Live Now.

by Katharine Esty, Phd
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My Wake Up Calls: How I came to see that aging in America could be better and different.

by Katharine Esty, Phd
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