Professionals not providing all options can have devastating consequences “Failing to provide a client with viable options can be just as damaging, if not worse than providing poor advice” Such is the case in a recent post I read on LinkedIn from Florian Steciuch. He wrote “ My definition of
Elder Wisdom for today We’re living in highly disruptive times. That’s a given. That our elders are key to elevating how we live in these disruptive times may be less obvious. But behind the scenes — and often front and center — the senior population is demonstrating our path forward.
With the burgeoning Maker movement, co-work spaces and crowdfunding platforms, possibilities exist to encourage and support older inventors that weren't available even a decade ago. And the seniors themselves are an evolving lot: more educated, active, mobile and connected than previous generations.
Conscious eldering is an opportunity to view our closing chapters as those in many indigenous cultures do: as a time of harvest, when the joy and wisdom of a lifetime can be translated into service and meaning for family and community.
Everywhere, the time is ripe for elders to step up and change the culture of aging worldwide, guiding the shift from a needs-based, consumer society to a collaborative society, an intergenerational society in which people throughout life have responsibilities to share their strength to help themselves, to help each other
Today's retirees can retire and retool, in any number of ways. If they haven't yet done so, it's helpful for those approaching or in retirement to take a long look at how they might use their skills and experience for others' benefit — or to enhance their own later years.
Rightsizing for retirement means getting finances in order, along with possessions and perspective for the next phase of life. A reverse mortgage may offer a way to meet these goals, by augmenting style and substance with a sense of security.
A viable social impact bond for aging in place needs the right metrics and benchmarks, such as doctor visits and a quality of life index, in order to gauge its success. As six people a minute turn 60, it's an idea whose time is now. We're ripe for a new