Learning Later, Living Greater
The Secret for Making the Most of Your After-50 Years
Living Greater is a guidebook for transforming the retirement years into a richly satisfying period of continuous education, personal growth, and social involvement.
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In the next 24 years, 78 million Baby Boomers will retire. Learning Later, Living Greater gives them tools to maintain their active lifestyle for decades after leaving the workforce. This is a guidebook for transforming the retirement years into a richly satisfying period of continuous education, personal growth, and social involvement.
Readers will have access to the latest scientific research and interviews with experts in this field, resources, informative tips, and inspiring first-person accounts of the vital benefits of lifelong learning. They'll discover why lifelong learning is important for the aging brain and where to find the newest, most innovative programs in educational travel, volunteerism, civic action, and more.
Nancy Merz Nordstrom is the former director of the Elderhostel Institute Network, the world's largest educational organization for older adults. She lives in Bridgewater, NH, near Concord. Jon F. Merz has been a professional writer since 1994. He lives in Medfield, MA, near Boston.
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether they are twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning is young.”
Click here to listen to an interview with the co-author Nancy Merz Nordstrom
Praise for Learning Later, Living Greater
Learning Later, Living Greater is a terrific resource for navigating the uncharted waters of revolutionary retirement trends and lifestyles. Nancy Merz Nordstrom has written a compelling and user-friendly guide to lifelong learning and, in many ways, a complete redefinition of the after-50 years. Every Baby Boomer should grab a copy of this optimistic and helpful book.
—Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. Founder and CEO of Age Wave, author of Age Wave, Age Power, The Power Years, and Workforce Crisis
All you need to know about learning in later life, here between two covers. Nancy Merz Nordstrom has put it all together. Readable, comprehensive, and inspiring.
—Harry R. Moody, Ph.D., Director, Office of Academic Affairs, AARP
In Learning Later, Living Greater, Nancy Merz Nordstrom has correctly championed lifelong learning as a proactive lifestyle for overall personal development and a primary factor for brain health!
—Dr. Paul Nussbaum, author of Brain Health and Wellness
Unlike most other books on life after 50, Learning Later, Living Greater connects the dots between lifelong learning, community service, health, and happiness. It promises to be a great help to all those who believe that they can make their greatest contributions in the second half of life.
—Marc Freedman, President and Founder, Civic Ventures
Becoming a student at age 50 plus is an exhilarating experience. Learning Later, Living Greater shows the nearly unlimited opportunities for those who want to broaden their retirement lifestyle.
—Robert K. Otterbourg, author of Retire & Thrive
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