One of the issues that often causes some concern for people considering a midlife transition to a green job is “is it too late”? The Stanford Center on Longevity has a new report out that may help in this regard: The New Map of Life. Many things stand out as relevant such as “life transitions are a feature, not a bug.” Here’s the introduction:
In the United States, as many as half of today’s 5-year-olds can expect to live to the age of 100, and this once unattainable milestone may become the norm for newborns by 2050. Yet, the social institutions, norms and policies that await these future centenarians evolved when lives were only half as long and need updating. In 2018, The Stanford Center on Longevity launched an initiative called The New Map of Life, believing that one of the most profound transformations of the human experience calls for equally momentous and creative changes in the ways we lead these 100-year lives, at every stage. Read the full report at The Stanford Center on Longevity.