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Say Yes to Life!. Gary Carlson, PhD. Life ExpectancyUnited States. In 1800~35 years. Life ExpectancyUnited States. In 1800~35 years In 1900~47 years. Life ExpectancyUnited States. In 1800~35 years In 1900~47 years In 2000~77 years. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>Say Yes to Life!Gary Carlson, PhD</p></li><li><p>Life ExpectancyUnited StatesIn 1800~35 years</p></li><li><p>Life ExpectancyUnited StatesIn 1800~35 yearsIn 1900~47 years</p></li><li><p>Life ExpectancyUnited StatesIn 1800~35 yearsIn 1900~47 yearsIn 2000~77 years</p></li><li><p>What will you do with your one wild and precious life?Mary OliverThe Summer Day</p></li><li><p>Tunisia</p></li><li><p>New Mexico</p></li><li><p>Bhutan</p></li><li><p>Rose and Vincent Pepitone--New York</p></li><li><p>KampalaHadza from Tanzania</p></li><li><p>J. RayAcoma Pueblo</p></li><li><p>Betty CraftOn her 94th Birthday</p></li><li><p>Tibet</p></li><li><p>Three Models of AgingDisengagement </p></li><li><p>Three Models of AgingDisengagement Status quo</p></li><li><p>Harry Heyman and Bill HelmichAlbuquerque, NM</p></li><li><p>Three Models of AgingDisengagement Status QuoConscious Aging</p></li><li><p>Rabbi Zalman Schachter Shalomi</p></li><li><p>A Definition of Spiritual ElderingSE is the process of becoming an elder; of reviewing ones life; of coming to terms with mortality; of finding ones personal truth and the meaning of ones life; of effecting intergenerational healing; of transmitting ones wisdom learned through life experience; of creating ones legacy; and of being a mentor to others.</p></li><li><p>The Four Flames of Vital Aging(from Richard Leider, Claiming Your Place at the Fire)Grow whole, not old</p><p>IdentityCommunityPassionMeaning</p></li><li><p>Definition of an ElderBarry BarkinThe Live Oak Project, El Sobrante, CA</p><p>An elder is a person who is still growing, still a learner,still with potential, and whose life continues to have within it promise for and connection to the future.</p><p>An elder is still in pursuit of happiness, joy and pleasure,and her or his birthright to these remains intact.</p><p>Moreover, an elder is a person who deserves respect and honor, and whose work it is to synthesize wisdom from long life experience and formulate this into a legacy for future generations.</p><p>************************************</p></li></ul>