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Change Makers Program
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Useful Resources - CU Denver Change Makers
Old School: Midlife Transition Programs Take Off
article on the increase in university midlife transition programs like Change Makers: "The idea is simple. The impact profound."
It’s Never Too Late
New York Times
series of articles on “inspiring people who prove it’s never too late to switch gears, change your life and pursue your dreams”
Grow Your Brain
– Research from Oxford University on brain plasticity and aging
You’ll probably live to be 100. Here’s how you need to prepare for it
– World Economic Forum article summarizing the main points in the book The 100 Year Life by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott
Third acts: Some older adults are rejecting lives of leisure – on purpose
Christian Science Monitor
article on the pursuit of meaningful activity in later life
Late Work: From recreation to re-creation
article on a variety of models for “late work” that includes this great line: “Ageing is compulsory, but learning is optional.”
Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long & Well You Live
. Becca Levy, 2022.
In Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work
. Kerry Hannon, 2002.
The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity
. Linda Gratton and Andrew Scott, 2016.
Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife
. Barbara Bradley Hagerty, 2016.
The Power of Purpose
: Find Meaning, Live Better Longer (3rd edition). Richard Leider, 2015.
Encore: Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life
. Mark Freedman, 2008.
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