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 next workshop presented by This Point Forward is intended to help each of us make our best decisions as we traverse this changing landscape.
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 [...]
learn how to effectively engage and navigate with nonprofit and other civic institutions.
Our topics will include job-seeking methods for part-time and full-time work, getting started in to freelancing, flex-work and consulting. We hope you will join us in this conversation!
Retirement is such a major life change!
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 [...]
Finally, Retirement!!! While many people see it as a destination, with thoughtful planning, it can be a steppingstone to something wonderful.
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.
Dealing with Uncertainty In today’s chaotic and threatening pandemic environment, we are all thinking about not only the coming months but also trying to understand what the post-pandemic world will be like. Over the years, in times of uncertainty, I have often been inspired by Victor Frankel’s autobiography Man’s Search [...]