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The Emerald Green  POST-50 Playbook


Weigh the options. Look at the benefits of an attitude of gratitude for  positive aging.  Create a new vision of "Life's Third Act"  --where not everyone peaks at 50... and one can apply the practical arts of positive living...

Practical Arts for Positive Living

HERE


"It seems that any number of us have been thinking about taking steps

to encourage and support active engagement on the "back nine" of life.  This includes a time out for

self-guided learning tours !"


Is now  the time to stop thinking and start acting?




Emerald Green
  Survey

ANSWER YES OR NO AND/OR I'M NOT SURE

"WEIGHING POSSIBILITIES"


1. Do you believe there are at least 5 benefits to be derived from planning for an age-friendly home?

Yes __ No __ Maybe __

2. Can a positive lifestyle emerge when people weigh the choices and then select what works best -regardless of age?


Yes __ No __ Maybe __


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The current  results of The Sage Companion Project's  Survey (SCROLL DOWN) are in. They  indicate a change  perceptions about aging . It appears "boomers"  can create a new vision of life over the NEXT hill.

It seems that any number of us have been thinking about taking steps to encourage and support active engagement on the "back nine" of life.  Is now  the time to stop thinking and start acting? 

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"Not Everybody Peaks at 50!"
A SAGE COMPANION SURVEY



Post 50 Income Generator Survey & Conversations

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.
1.Do you expect to remain engaged in projects that interest you?
Yes
No
Maybe
2. Do you lean toward a creative/ un-retirement?
Yes
No
Maybe
3. Does having an "interesting" income stream attract you?
Yes
No
Maybe
4. In terms of earning money, are you open to exploring something entirely new?
Yes
No
Maybe
5. Do you anticipate a positive change in Post-65 work and lifestyle choices?
Yes
No
Maybe
6.Do you prefer to live comfortably/independently in a home of your choice?
Yes
No
Maybe
7. What do your choices mean in terms of budget and long term finances?
Yes
No
Maybe
NOTES
First Name*
E-Mail Address*

Please enter the word that you see below.

  


LEARN ABOUT CREATIVE OPTIONS




An increasingly popular active lifestyle option is the eco-friendly intergenerational community.SAGE COMPANION PROJECT  research shows that - more and more -  creative "encore" living is focused on the notion of sustainability -green practices – that recognize the positive ways we can impact our surroundings while also creating the wellness benefits associated with going emerald green.

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Weigh and create
promising alternatives
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 PICTURE A PLACE TO LIVE A LIFETIME

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One of the most obvious expressions of this is in today's age-friendly dwelling places- the subject of the on-going series about aging-in-place.  Another interesting potential outcome according to the results of  the survey is that  aging-in-a-community-setting  not only is attractive, but is preferred among many older adults and families.

When it comes to the choice to Age-at-Home  older adults weigh many good alternatives- with interest.There is much conversation today about sustainable innovation, enduring excellence and simple choices for feathered nests. 


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Whether in a LEED Certified Neighborhood®, one featuring numbers of new Green-Built Homes, in an historical neighborhood, or alongside an Audubon Certified Golf Course, we found that "Lucky Few" (1929-1945) & "Baby Boomers" (1946-1964) are not only curious about, but demanding eco-friendly “standards.”

“We have discovered the benefits of a green in a creative (un) retirement- good for the environment, which in turn is healthier for all ages.”

Look for permaculture, shared organic gardens where communities grow their own produce, edible landscaping, solar orientation, a focus on renewable energy and savings in energy costs, maintenance-free, non-toxic construction, wonderful interior air quality (allergies be gone) use of non-toxic paint, water conservation, eco-friendly plumbing and more.

“Growing your own food also is healthy and great for exercise, stress reduction, relaxation, and positive attitude.”
The Village Concept, a New Urbanist Design concept, offers one attractive lifestyle our researchers at The Sage Companion are exploring. It can include living in green-friendly, multi-generational communities with amenities that appeal to all- regardless of age.




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