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  • The most important book about the second half of your life you'll ever read. I wish everyone in the UK could be under Dr Lucy's care, but this is the next best thing

    Sandi Toksvig
  • This warm and compassionate book gets to the heart of older age. Using stories and accessible explanations, it covers issues of declining health, quality of life and choices about the things that matter most. The BGS is delighted to endorse this universally relevant and approachable exploration of what it means to get older

    The British Geriatrics Society
  • Dr Lucy Pollock offers useful tips about thorny subjects such as choosing medications and identifying dementia

    Independent, 'Books of the Month'
  • Dr Pollock writes with spirit and empathy, making this an engaging and thought-provoking read. Anyone struggling with old age will feel less alone for having Dr Pollock on their team

    Sunday Express
  • Serious, funny, kind and knowledgeable, this book helps guide us through essential conversations about issues of getting older

    Eastern Daily Press
  • Terrific . . . I suggest we all get a copy of Dr Lucy's book

    Evening Standard
  • Interesting and engaging . . . Eminently readable prose. The tone throughout is warm and friendly, even as serious and dark subjects are under discussion. It is an important book

    Irish Times
  • Wise, compassionate, well researched and very broad in its coverage. I've learnt a lot that will help me both as a doctor and a patient. Thank you

    Dr Phil Hammond
  • Kind, touching and, at times, achingly funny. An enlightening - and important - read whatever your age. Dr Lucy Pollock is just the kind of healthcare professional you want by your side

    Waitrose Weekend
  • A brilliant book . . . We all know the statistics. We are an ageing population and we are going to be having these chats over and over again. [The Book About Getting Older] is a very good starting point

    Ray D'Arcy, RTE Radio 1

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