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The New Map of Life & Designing Yours


with Patricia Pinto

Calendar Dec 14, 2022 at 10 am

Online and In-Person Class

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 longer lives. It is the culmination of the work of 10 Fellows on the key changes we will experience as people live longer and healthier lives and add 25-40 yrs to their live spans. Note - 50% of children now in kindergarten are projected to live 100+ lives.

This course is comprised of six classes. The first provides an overview of the New Map viewing age diversity as a net positive, building longevity ready communities, and being amazed by the impact of technology and science. Class two will focus on the intergenerational opportunities of having 5-6 living generations on families, work, and education. Class three covers century long lives. Class four - health & technology impacts over the coming years. Class five - Work more years with more flexibility and in Class six we explore the gem of ideas uncovered in the course for both individuals and communities.

Our 60 minute class time each week will likely include interactive discussions in both breakout rooms and with the entire class. Attendance in all classes is not necessary. However, the first class will provide important background information for the remainder of the course. The first and last classes will be in person with online option if needed.

Meets every 2 weeks for 5 classes

December 14 & 28

January 11 & 25

February 8

In 2018, Pat Pinto began her work to disrupt misnomers about aging and to focus on people’s desires to age in place. From 2019 – August 2021, she served as the Maine AARP State President. She partnered with the State Director to further the Association’s vision, mission and strategic priorities including retirement security, health and long-term care and age friendly communities. Pat’s professional background includes 45+ years serving as a corporate executive, non-profit leader and an entrepreneur. In 2016, Pat also launched Collective Commitments, a Maine based social enterprise organization. For the past seven years, it has supported a variety of global initiatives helping disadvantaged women led businesses and entrepreneurs. She holds a BS degree in Economics and an MBA from Babson College, Wellesley, MA.

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