Vitally Aging: Retirement as the New Frontier

October 2, 2019
Hosted by Alise Cortez, PhD

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As advances in medicine extend the lifespan, baby boomers and traditionalists are finding they have more years to live and experience life, post careers. Perspectives and even definitions of retirement need changing to usher in the choice of living life as either “an elder or old fart,” as Susan Sokol Blosser likes to say. In this episode, we talk about the new frontier of retirement, which includes managing loss, recapturing joy, and living with gratitude and generativity, which provides powerful purpose and energy to enthusiastically embrace aging.

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Alise Cortez, PhD

Alise Cortez, PhD

Dr. Alise Cortez is affectionately referred to as “The Anti-Undertaker” as she awakens the often otherwise “walking dead” to discover and nurture their passion, inspiration, and purpose in life and at work. She is one part Chief Purpose Officer and Management Consultant specializing in meaning and purpose, and one part Inspirational Speaker, Author, and Radio Host. Having developed her expertise within the Human Capital / Organizational Excellence industry over the last 20 years, today she is focused on enabling organizations to lead from purpose and create cultures of meaning that inspire impassioned performance, energizing engagement and fulfillment, while encouraging a devoted stay within the organization. For individuals, she also facilitates the online Catch Fire global community and various retreats to enable people hungry for a more meaningful and purposeful life to discover and create it for themselves.

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