Wisdom in Action™

Creating Mastery and Purpose in Later Life

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As we approach middle age, ‘retirement’ is no longer an abstract concept. Most of us are struggling with questions like:

What will we do with our time?
What experiences do we want to have?
Where do we want to be?
Who do we want to be with?
Can we continue to make a difference? If so, how and where?

This interactive one-day workshop is intended for individuals who are looking for an alternative to retirement. Eldering is a masterful way of relating to the rest of our lives—one that allows us to freely design a purpose that includes new possibilities for sharing the best of who we are and what we've learned through service, empowering others and collaborating with other generations. 
We’ll examine our cultural stories about aging and retirement and the influence they have on us, and discuss the possibility of Eldering as a way of being of service that can draw on everything one has to offer. Each participant will design a powerful vision for themselves by standing in a future they create and learning how the rest of their life turns out. From this perspective, they can begin to move forward in ways that will allow them to be engaged, satisfied and fulfilled for the rest of their lives.

To bring this program to your group, organization or city:

Elderwoman and two youth

“It is more crucial today than ever that the generations know and understand each other. When the young and old feel their differences are so immense that they can’t communicate, the dialogue between the past and future—a dialogue that is essential to a humane and civilized world—is cut off.”
—Maggie Kuhn
Founder of The Gray Panthers

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