This Point Forward is a community of people with shared ideas and ideals. We view the second phase of our lives as yet another great adventure during which we can meet new people, explore new pastimes, share our talents with others and, in general, have fun in an engaged and meaningful way.
The film Lives Well Lived is being shown on PBS stations during the month of September 2021. This fabulous film features 40 people discussing the the secrets, wit and wisdom of age. Here are the viewing dates/times for our local area, listed in chronological order: Washington D.C. | WHUT — [...]
Like many people in my sixties, I am looking forward to retiring and finding ways to spend my time that bring purpose to my life. I expect to do that by volunteering. Have you heard of the “gig economy?” Merriam-Webster defines it as, “economic activity that involves the use of [...]
In his article entitled, Life's Third Age, Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. presents some ideas about the third age of life: The idea of a third age of life is a concept borrowed from the European tradition of adult education. In life’s first age, from birth to approximately thirty, the primary [...]
As I age, time feels precious and I want to be intentional about how I spend it. I will make the next phase of my life the best phase with help from This Point Forward.