Richard is the author of eleven books, including three best sellers, and his books have sold over one million copies. Repacking Your Bags and The Power of Purpose are considered classics in the personal growth field.

Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old?

When we were young, adults had to ask us, “What do you want to be when your grow up?”

Now that we’re all grown up, we have to ask ourselves, “Who do you want to be when you grow old?”

That’s the question Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old? helps answer. Because everyone is getting old, but not everyone is growing old.

Focusing on growing whole though developing a sense of purpose in later life, Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old? explores how purposeful aging is a path to resilience and fulfillment.

The book celebrates the experience of aging through inspiring stories, real-world practices, and provocative questions designed to help readers navigate the path from adulthood to elderhood with choice, curiosity, and courage.

The path of purposeful aging is not a luxury for the few; but, accessible to all and fundamental to health, healing, happiness, and longevity.

Framed by a long conversation between two old friends, Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old reconceives aging as a liberating experience, one that enables us to become more authentically the person we always meant to be with each passing year.

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