Find out how to creatively Age?
Do you accept the positive and negative views of Aging?
You are a vital adult, retired possibly, hopefully enjoying the fruits of your labor, helping your children, grandchildren, and community. The media presents some positive images of adults 50 plus, enjoying their careers, children and grandchildren and if retired playing golf in a retirement community in Florida, reading, traveling, etc. while keeping an eye on finances and health!
It also presents some negative images with a constant barrage of advertising for medicines and chronic or fatal diseases, financial uncertainty, and unattractive or powerless adults in TV and films. Most of us accept these two views. Do you? We know that our role to share the knowledge and life experiences we have with our children and grandchildren is vitally important. At the same time, are you willing to have your role and your life's potential be defined by advertisers and marketers, or even society, alone? What if life has a PLAN that promises richly textured years of accomplishment, empowerment, contribution, and fulfillment especially at the last stage of life, both inside and outside the family? What if, 'The Best Is Yet To Come? Read more...
Getting Older, Getting Better- By Roberta Karant, PhD
Stefan Deutsch interviewed by Roberta Karant, PhD
The third stage of life is potentially the most vital and powerful time of life. At least this is what Stefan Deutsch, a Gestalt psychotherapist and philosopher of human development and cofounder of Creative Aging, Inc, a nonprofit holistic educational organization, believes. He has formulated a theory of life span, the Continuum Theory™, and coined the phrase LifePro™ as a designation for those over the age of 50. He suggests the future rests in the hands of this population. I had the opportunity to get to know him and he granted me this very stimulating interview. Read more...