Third Age is considered an era for personal achievement and fulfillment after retirement. The choices made in the First and Second Ages can affect and prolong the Third Age and, hopefully, minimize the Fourth Age—the era of final dependence, decrepitude, and ultimately death. The habits that we form throughout life shape our Third and Fourth Ages.
"Seven Habits for Third Age (3rd Age) Elderly" include: keeping self-esteem, maintaining fitness, keeping busy, remaining connected, being happy and making others happy, fighting for rights, and planning for Fourth Age.
This is Part 2 of a two-part look at the habit of planning for Fourth Age. In this episode, Dr. Armstrong discusses what one should consider in planning for Third and Fourth Age based on one’s specific circumstances, values, and goals and creating a comprehensive plan for… aging well.Support the show
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