Act3 - The Art of Growing Older
Are You Walking Into The Future Backwards?
The baby boom generation who invented teenagers, sex and youth culture – are now entering Act3.
The stage of life we used to call retirement. Except retirement is dead.
We’re living so much longer – 20 or more years longer than our grandparents – with better health and higher expectations. Old age just isn’t old age anymore. No one is going quietly.
This New Old Age means lycra-clad 70/80 year-olds are leaving ordinary cyclists for dead on the hills. People are starting businesses and new careers in their 60s.
There are proposals in Japan to raise the retirement age to 75. The reality is, we have a whole extra adult life to look forward to.
“Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act”, said Truman Capote
This isn’t a diet book, a pensions book, a green book, a dating book — it’s a book where you’ll find tools to re-connect yourself to yourself – to make significant change for the better in a stage of life that humans have never before experienced.