For From Working to Wisdom: The Adventures and Dreams of Older Americans, Brendan Hare asked older Americans to reveal their dreams and feelings about retirement and aging, and created a book to offer enlightenment to those prepared to leave the work force. Some participants were retired and some were still working: Hare interviewed forty-six older Americans about their lives and the process of aging, and their answers are guaranteed to provide rich insights.
While its purpose is to describe how 'wisdom' is achieved, this book focuses on individual stories of work, retirement, and psychological change, and imparts inspiration as well as insights to readers interested in leading more purposeful lives and planning for the future.
Be forewarned: this isn't a book about how to retire or manage money: it's all about attitude, redefining the concept of retirement, and investing in happiness and new directions rather than financial focuses so common of many retirement books.
And this approach to the 'wisdom' piece is exactly what makes From Working to Wisdom a standout....Continua