How To Prepare For Old Age: Without Taking the Fun Out of Life
By Bernard Otis
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Paperback Price: $14.95
In this touching, often humorous and very personal account, Bernie shares his 86 years of life, love, loss and laughter as an inspirational guide to what it means to age without growing old. His advice on love after 60, how to talk with family members about illness, what you should be prepared for when confronting tragedy and loss, what it means to be a caregiver to a loved one and many other of life’s challenges are a must for family members young and old.
Mr. Otis’ book is a treasure trove of personal and professional life experiences that will help you prepare for old age and take control of the nature of aging. Be prepared to laugh out loud and quietly shed a tear as Bernie takes you through the voyage of life.
Author Bernard Otis
During his 65 year career he has been instrumental in helping firms like ITT Corp, Hewlett Packard , Barkley’s Bank and Tiffany’s of New York , as well as being involved in the design and construction of food service facilities for, Disneyland, Major Hospitals, Universities and Restaurants.
Bernie lived in Las Vegas for 21 years and has done most of the Hotels in that city as well as the majority of the hotels and restaurants in Sothern California, Santa Clarita and San Diego areas to name a few. He joined Rotary in 1954 and has been president of 2 clubs and Charter member of 3. He is a Paul Harris fellow.
As a trained Hospice Care Giver he works with family’s of terminally ill patients and does other community service. He is also a consultant to Lifeline Companion Services, a leading Home Health Care organization.
Following the tragic passing his wife, Anna in October of 2012, Bernie moved into Fairwinds –West Hills Assisted Living facility in West Hills, Ca where he continues his work with persons with disabilities, along with his other activities.
The Book “How to prepare for Old Age (Without Taking the Fun Out of Life), was introduced at the New York Book Faire the end of May 2015. It is a humorous and anecdotal book about the journey through life. He has also, as part of this Book written a Book of Poems about Life, which is part of the publication.