The Birth of Life’s Third Age and the Retirement of Retirement
Today there are more than one billion people over the age of 60 worldwide, thanks to steadily rising longevity and the aging of the massive global Baby Boom generation. Most 60-year-olds can expect to live another 20 years or more, and with impending breakthroughs in exponential and precision medicine, living to 100+ will soon become commonplace.
In this forward-looking presentation, we will explain how the combination of rising longevity and the aging of the Baby Boomers will forever change our lives, families, communities, government programs, and the consumer marketplace. We’ll explain why the 20th century notion of “retirement” has become too narrow and obsolete, and we’ll provide a mind-stretching preview of the new “Third Age” that is rising worldwide.
Topics to be covered include:
- The emerging medical breakthroughs and technologies that have the potential to dramatically improve health, aging, and longevity for all
- How a cyclic lifeplan—with repeated personal reinventions—will turbo-charge demand for new ways to repeatedly learn, give/volunteer, work, and enjoy life
- The new measure of lifelong success and the ideal roles for 21st century “modern elders”
- How we can work together to eliminate ageism and envision an abundantly healthy, continually curious, and satisfyingly purposeful Third Age
Presenters: Ken Dychtwald, Maddy Dychtwald