Super Vivere: Reflections on long life and ageing well

Susanne Rea, Irene Maeve Rea

Research output: Book/ReportBook


'We need to change attitudes to ageing, which much too often are dominated by negative misconception and prejudice. What better way can there be to look afresh at what it means to live a long life to the full than the remarkable collection of images and vignettes of Super Vivere?' --Professor Tom Kirkwood Director of the Institute of Ageing and Health, Newcastle University Award-winning author of Time of Our Lives: The Science of Human Ageing
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNorthern Ireland
PublisherBlackstaff Press
Number of pages176
ISBN (Print)978-0856408663
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 28 Mar 2011

Bibliographical note

Susie Rea was brought up in Belfast. She studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design. After living for almost a decade in London, she returned to Belfast in 2007 where she now lives and works.


  • Ageing
  • Old age
  • Genetics
  • Living longer
  • Photography
  • Portraiture
  • Books
  • Genetics of longevity
  • Healthy ageing
  • life stories


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