Redefining ourselves in the second half of life or in life’s “third act” requires a significant shift in cultural perspective from that of decline, disease, despair and death to embracing these years and flourishing in them. We will explore conscious aging through a discussion of topics including; facing new experiences, changing identities, changes in the body, assessing relationships, unlocking creativity, recognizing happiness, spirituality and sharing wisdom.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to:
- acknowledge the second half of life as a time of wisdom, and character development.
- recognize which “gates” are calling us to explore our lives more deeply while accepting ourselves and our journey so far.
- assume the responsibility of elder in our families and community by sharing the wisdom of our life experience through the wonder of storytelling.
- create reflective experiences to enhance your inner life while defining what it means to be an elder.