I consider myself to be an eternal student, as I love dialogue. I love listening to, and sharing with, patients (most are seniors), family, friends, and the people I have been fortunate enough to build relationships with in life. I do not think I have fully become the person I want to be, but I am on my way. My effort is genuine.
When I first talked about writing this book, people looked at me like I was crazy. So many thoughts ran through my mind, as a result of conversations with patients and friends, as well as my own journey of self-discovery. As I sat down, organized my thoughts, and forced myself to finish this book, I learned some great things along the way. I believe I am a better person today, because of it. I have grown as a son, husband, and father to my children.
If I could personally talk to each of you about the concepts in Second Childhood, I would gladly do so. However, since this is not possible, I set out to engage with you through this book.
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by Manish Patel
Manish Patel, physical therapist, lecturer, and author, tackles the subject of aging and caring for our parents. Wouldn’t it be great if we could love and care for them as they age with grace, knowing we are there for them as they were for us?
Second Childhood will inspire you to build stronger bonds with those who are near you.
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