What About This Demographic Earthquake?

Growing Older With Gusto

This week I am attending a conference called “The Transforming Aging Summit”. It is a three day extravaganza of lectures being given by experts in the field of aging. So far, I’ve been very impressed. I would like to share with you some of the nuggets that have come out of my attendance.

The first lecture I heard was on Positive Aging and and led by Harry Moody an accomplished author in this area. His entire focus was on how we can transform our thinking about aging. The three steps to successful aging are success, productivity and consciousness. Success equates to being connected to others,and productivity to being useful and needed. The area of consciousness I find very intriguing. So many people as they reach those milestone birthdays are in total denial. Gloria Stienem was known for saying, “I am 70. This is what 70 looks like.” Moody talks about…

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