A great take on the importance of sharing the experience and knowledge accumulated during our lives.

As the author points out, “Elders are an untapped resource. We need you. Forget Freedom 55 and think Impact 55 — our future depends on it.”

 “When we talk about older adulthood, we tend to focus on programs and policy to meet needs. This diminishes and marginalizes elderhood. The pinnacle of life becomes empty when it’s only about needs and leisure activities, rather than the rich tapestry of life experiences and skills.”

I agree. Figure out how your interests and skills can make an impact for a better world and future.

Read the original post at www.thestar.com