The red hat is worn by ladies over the age of fifty who feel an
intense need to be e-womancipated, that is, to develop an
independent "free swinging" lifestyle. The red hat symbolizes a
grandma on the move, a grandma with friends, an auntie with
flair, a widow with a future. A sophisticated red-hat lady has
confidence, class and a cultured sense of humor. She resists the
depressive influence of advancing age.
You Need a Red Hat offers a collection of humorous, thoughtful
and incisive reflections about what it is really like to grow old.
Do you find that your entire being feels like lead when you are
supposed to be living the wonder of your "golden" years?
Does it take you all night long just to get started doing what you
used to enjoy doing all night long? Do your aches and pains
seem to be God's revenge for all of those good times you had-
when you were too young to know that those were the good
You too, can fight the dreaded disease known as Youth Deficit
Disorder. Go out and get yourself a big, bright, RED HAT.