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The Age Wave: Triumph or Tragedy? Four Critical Course Corrections Needed for a Century of Successful Aging

In the United States, by the year 2035, 1 in 5 people are expected to be age 65 or older.  This shift in demographics is totally predictable.  How will this "longevity revolution" transform the marketplace and our lives?  What should we be doing now to calibrate? Futurist, psychologist, gerontologist, documentary filmmaker, entrepreneur and author Ken Dychtwald proposes four course corrections that will help turn our maturing demographics into positive opportunities and a competitive advantage for our nation.

The Age Wave: Triumph or Tragedy? Four Critical Course Corrections Needed for a Century of Successful Aging from The National Academies on Vimeo.