In your youth, you cared about people and planet Earth, and you had grand visions of changing the world. At some point, those passions and that sense of purpose got buried under diapers and the 9-5. Yet that old you is still alive and you now have the time to make this next stage of your life the most powerful yet. But where to start?
Helen Wilkes, a retired professor and activist, takes readers on an inspiring journey to find renewed purpose in retirement. Along the way, she helps readers navigate the transition to a post-work identity by fanning the embers of lost passions and new interests.
Whether you are drawn to gardening clubs, to social justice issues, political campaigning, ethical investing, or creativity through the arts, The Aging of Aquarius offers inspiration, practical steps, and extra resources to help re-ignite your passion, your sense of purpose, and to effect real change in the world as an empowered elder.