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Age Wave’s team of highly sought-after keynote presenters have delivered dynamic, informative and inspiring presentations to thousands of organizations and more than two million people worldwide. These customizable, interactive presentations are built upon 30+ years of landmark research, best-selling books, award-winning articles, and insightful, results-driven marketing and communications initiatives. Continually refreshed and updated presentation content reflects the results of our ongoing seminal research and insights. Each program is designed to meet the needs of our clients across diverse industries. For information on our keynote presentation offerings, click on the links below or contact Elyse Pellman at 510-899-4006 or

The Longevity Economy: Tomorrow’s Biggest Market Opportunities Are Hiding in Plain Sight

Rising longevity and the aging of the massive Boomer generation are radically altering both the demographic landscape and every aspect of the consumer marketplace. Already 50+ consumers account for more than half of all spending and control more than 70% of total U.S. net worth. In the coming years, we’ll see explosive business growth fueled by this unprecedented age wave.

Presenter: Ken Dychtwald

The New Purpose of Maturity: Redefining Work, Retirement, Family, Health, Leisure, Housing, Giving, Money, and Success

Tens of millions of Boomers are entering their retirement years just as Americans are living longer than ever before. As a result, the timing, power, and purpose of maturity are being dramatically re-imagined. Learn how the exciting spectrum of new lifestyle choices across adulthood will affect every area of our lives.

Presenters: Ken Dychtwald, Maddy Dychtwald, Dan Veto

How the Age Wave Will Transform the Marketplace, the Workplace and Our Lives

Increasing longevity, declining fertility, and aging Baby Boomers are triggering an enormous age wave, radically shifting our population’s age distribution. This unprecedented demographic transformation is creating tremendous change and opportunities in the marketplace, the workplace and our lives alongside equally pressing social, political, and financial challenges.

Presenters: Ken Dychtwald, Maddy Dychtwald, Dan Veto

Re-visioning Retirement: New Timing, New Purpose, New Planning, New Funding

The convergence of rising longevity, today’s uncertain economy, and widespread insufficient savings has reset the retirement clock. Highly acclaimed Age Wave research reveals that the new retirement could be a good thing—for individuals, the consumer marketplace, and financial-planning professionals.

Presenters: Ken Dychtwald, Maddy Dychtwald, Dan Veto

The New Alchemy of Travel: In Search of Peak Experiences

Amidst our current workaholic culture, there is an awakening appreciation for the immeasurable value of great times with friends and loved ones, the satisfaction of continued personal growth, and the excitement of encountering new people, places, and cultures. Fueled by the dual Boomer liberations of emptynesting and retirement and turbo-charged by Millennial FOMO, hundreds of millions of men and women worldwide are hoping to enjoy more “time affluence” than at any other point in history.

Presenter: Ken Dychtwald

How Longevity Will Transform Health, Medicine, and Aging

Rising longevity and global population aging are radically altering both the demographic landscape and every dimension of health and healthcare. This revealing glimpse into the future—led by one of our nation’s most recognized and respected authorities on longevity and the personal, marketplace, and societal implications of the age wave—dives deep into the questions that are transforming health and medicine in the 21st century.

Presenter: Ken Dychtwald

Women & Financial Wellness: Beyond the Bottom Line

The growing financial power of women may be the most important demographic trend impacting financial services today. New generations of empowered women—bolstered by unprecedented levels of education, workforce participation, rising geopolitical power, and escalating income and wealth—are assuming increasingly influential roles in their own and their family’s financial management

Presenter: Maddy Dychtwald

Ageless Aging: How Longevity is Transforming Health, Wellness, and Aging Itself

The question of  how to live longer has fascinated us since the beginning of time. In the past century, we’ve seen skyrocketing life expectancy that has turned long life into a reality—radically transforming the demographic landscape and altering our concept of aging and longevity as well as health and lifelong wellness.

Presenter: Maddy Dychtwald

The New 50+ Woman: A Consumer Force to Be Reckoned With

50+ women as a consumer force have been hiding in plain sight, but that is about to change. Bolstered by unprecedented levels of education and workforce participation, escalating income and wealth, and rising longevity and vitality, they are fast becoming the most powerful and influential segment of the consumer marketplace.

Presenter: Maddy Dychtwald

A Boomer/Millennial Smackdown

Dynamic father-son duo Ken and Zak Dychtwald will deliver an engaging, mind-stretching, and actionable session to envision the new characteristics, aspirations, hopes and fears of these two powerful generations.  Ken’s lifelong pursuit to understand the attitudes and characteristics of what makes Boomers tick is fused with Zak’s experience and knowledge of the emerging Millennial mindset in this unique presentation.

Presenters: Ken Dychtwald and Zak Dychtwald