Synopses & Reviews
In this breakthrough book, Dychtwald explains how individuals, businesses, and governments can best prepare for a new era in which the priorities of our homes and nation will be set by the needs and desires of the elderly. He surveys how each of us must make individual decisions right now to "age-proof" our lives.
As seen on PBS, bestselling author Ken Dychtwald reveals how the aging of thebaby boom generation will forever reshape our homes, families, and businessesand how we can be prepared.
About the Author
The bestselling author of books such as Age Wave and Bodymind, Dr. Ken Dychtwald is a psychologist, gerontologist, lecturer, and the founding president of Age Wave, LLC. He is widely viewed as the nation's foremost authority on the aging.
Table of Contents
Age Power Acknowledgments
Chapter One: Age Power
Chapter Two: The New Wild, Wild West of Human Enhancement and Life Extension
Chapter Three: The Age Wave Is Coming: Is the World Ready for Elder Boomers?
Chapter Four: The Changing Markers of Aging
Chapter Five: Tithonus' Revenge or Healthy Aging?
Chapter Six: The Caregiving Crunch
Chapter Seven: Financial Wake-Up Call
Chapter Eight: Intergenerational Relations: Melting Pot or Gerassic Park?
Conclusion: The Age of Power