50+ : igniting a revolution to reinvent America / Bill Novelli with Boe Workman ; foreword by Steve Case

Author(s): Novelli, William D
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Subjects: Baby boom generation--United States
Middle-aged persons--United States--Political activity
Retirees--United States--Political activity
Social reformers--United States
Social change--United States
Political participation--United States
United States--Social conditions--1980-
United States--Social policy
United States--Politics and government--2001-2009
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2006
LC Classification: H, HN
Table of Contents: 1. A new vista in the land of opportunity 11
2. The opportunity to transform health care 21
3. The opportunity to reinvent retirement 61
4. The opportunity to revolutionize the workplace 94
5. The opportunity to build livable communities 114
6. The opportunity to change the marketplace 142
7. The opportunity to advocate for a cause 169
8. The opportunity to leave a legacy 211
Alternate Titles: Fifty plus
50 plus
Additional Authors: Workman, Randall H
Notes: LCCN: 2006046265
ISBN: 0312355246
EAN: 9780312355241
Summary: Bill Novelli doesn't believe that retirement has to mean rocking one's way into the sunset. As the head of the AARP, Novelli believes that retirement can be a time of action and influence rather than one of illness and decline. Here he speaks to the growing number of Americans age 50 and older about what they can do to shape the national debate about aging and influence government policy towards retirees. And the tide of change is potentially enormous: when the Baby Boomer generation ages to the 50- year mark, they will create the largest group of retirees in the history of the country, solidifying a powerful constituency for major change in ways beneficial to the entire nation. Novelli believes that this group is capable of just about anything.--From publisher description
Physical Description: xiv, 239 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 69028652
ISBN/ISSN: 0312355246
9780312355241

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