Gifts of Your Third Act

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Gifts of Your Third Act

September 29, 2020

Gifts of Your Third Act Verdania Fields

We are so pleased to be part of this very inspiring event. Together with Janna Champagne, our medical advisor in charge of product development, we hope to demystify CBD and discuss what to look for, how to use it, and what to avoid.

“The Gifts of Your Third Act” is a four evening series of talks, discussions and virtual experiences is our way of sharing and bringing something positive to you during this crazy, challenging time.

Since June, they have been reaching out to, meeting, and talking with some amazing people who have come together to share their ideas and wisdom with you over four energizing evenings.  Experts in the fields of personal growth, aging, business, and wellness are excited to engage in discussions with you during next week’s series.

They will inspire and energize you.

They will help you LOOK FORWARD to your decades ahead with hope and optimism.

Please join us for one or all four evenings. There are so many wonderful possibilities on the horizon.

We kick off on Monday, 9/28 @ 7:00 pm ET:

“Still Kicking: Confronting Ageism and Ableism In The Wake of Covid”
by Ashton Applewhite, internationally recognized expert on ageism, distinguished author and speaker.

Ashton urges us to dismantle dread and apprehension about the way our minds and bodies change as we grow older.  “To live is to age, and we age well not by avoiding incapacity but by adapting to it—a powerful, enriching, lifelong process that unites us all.”

Topics for the next 3 evenings:

–  “Encore Careers – Stories of Reinvention in your 50’s & BEYOND”  
–   “Resilience for the Ages” 
–  “Intergenerational Alchemy & Mutual Mentorship”


“The GIfts of Your Third Act” – Virtual Event Series
Sept. 28, 29, 30 and 10/1:   7:00 – 9:00 pm ET
Pick one or join us for all four!

Monday, September 28th

???? Still Kicking: Confronting Ageism & Ableism In The Wake of Covid

It doesn’t take much head-scratching to realize that much of our apprehension about growing older is actually about how our minds and bodies will change. In her new talk, Ashton Applewhite urges us to keep scratching, dismantle the dread, and push back! To live is to age, and we age well not by avoiding incapacity but by adapting to it—a powerful, enriching, lifelong process that unites us all.

 – with Ashton Applewhite, distinguished author, speaker, anti-ageism activist. 

Tuesday,  September 29th

????  Encore Careers – Stories of Reinvention in your 50’s & BEYOND  

There’s a growing trend for those in midlife and beyond to leave well-paid jobs for work that is more in line with their passions and more socially worthwhile.  This is our time for career reinvention, living our purpose, and finding ways to serve in the post-Pandemic world.  This inspiring conversation will feature panelists’ stories of reinvention to shape their purpose-driven “third act” careers and lives.

–  With four transformational leaders: Pedro Caceres, Deborah Dugan, Steven Goldstein & Kerry Moynihan

Wednesday,  September 30th

????  Resilience for the Ages

“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” Betty Friedan

Resilience is a state of being that enables us to withstand life’s inevitable turmoil & to flourish!  When the proverbial barn burns down, why do some weep and others say “Now I can see the stars”? In this interactive discussion, you will learn how to build your resilience muscle by making choices that will buttress you during difficult times. Through ancient wisdom, learned behaviors and examples of many who have overcome seemingly insurmountable difficulties, you will be guided to thrive.   Gina will invite discussion with participants by asking them to share their own stories of resilience and resources they rely on to cope with change and embrace aging.

– with Gina Vild, best-selling author, health care and government leader and consultant

Thursday,  October 1st

????  Intergenerational Alchemy & Mutual Mentorship

Overcoming intergenerational barriers to inspire creativity, wisdom-sharing and healthy relationships: Scott Powell, a 25-year old “millennial” and Ted Powell, his 61-year old “baby boomer” father share stories and insights regarding their relationship journey from the “parent-child” to the “peer to peer” dynamic. Using self-awareness techniques, while keeping their respective egos in check, Ted and Scott had to navigate some stormy waters to reach a point where Scott confidently challenges Dad’s age-related blind spots and Dad deftly dispenses lifelong learnings and wisdom without hubris, most of the time. And when they mess it up, they know how to clean it up. Join us for an entertaining and interactive discussion that will help you transform your most important intergenerational relationships, whether they be family, work or community-based.

– with Ted Powell, his son Scott and a mother-daughter business owners Katy Lesser and Nina Lesser-Goldsmith.

To your health,
Pamela & Wendy