What Options Do We Have And How Do We Start Planning for the Rest of Our Lives?

Since 2011 baby boomers have been turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 per day and are facing a substantially different landscape than that faced by previous generations. Life expectancy in the U.S. has increased from age 47 in 1900 to almost 80 years of age now and many of those who are approaching the next stage of their lives are not interested in sitting on the sidelines for the next 20 years or more. Many of the baby boomers are healthy, active, and looking for something different for the years beyond midlife. Many of them are neither ready nor able to retire and will be looking for new ways to meet their needs. Whether you are among those who have already reached or rapidly approaching traditional retirement age or not, the options and choices the baby boomers make in the coming years will have a huge impact on the lives of those around them as well as on society as a whole.

Social visionary Marc Freedman, author of Prime Time, How Baby Boomers Will Revolutionize Retirement and Transform America (1999), Encore: Finding Work That Matters in the Second Half of Life (2007), and The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife, (2011) started the conversation and created a movement that continues to grow, creating and supporting a whole new set of options for those in the second half of their lives. (www.encore.org)

Please join us on October 17th for the last Women’s Leadership Roundtable of the year to discuss our options for creating lives of meaning and purpose and planning for the rest of our lives. It’s never too early or too late to engage in thoughtful and dynamic conversations about the future.

Please note: The roundtable is a “brown bag” event and it is recommended that participants bring their lunch to eat during the roundtable. We’ll also have beverages and popcorn to share.
About the Roundtable: The Women’s Leadership Roundtable is an open forum for women, as leaders of themselves and others, to discuss relevant leadership issues, build community and network, collaborate with, learn from, and support one another. It provides an opportunity for women to share their experiences, engage in thought-provoking discussion, and to generate ideas and growth together. The roundtable is an ongoing event, open to the public, held on the 3rd Friday of the month from January through October in a Denver area location. You are encouraged to attend as frequently as possible and bring your ideas, issues, and interests to the discussion. There is a $10 charge for the roundtable, paid in advance when registering online, and a $12 charge.


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