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Vital aging is a lifelong process of achieving individual potential and engaging with others to meet the needs of all. The Vital Aging Network’s particular focus is on the latter half of life. Older people can be a significant force in shaping a new societal vision of healthy, fulfilling lives connected in vital communities.
As the baby boomers reach their 60s, the nation is experiencing dramatic shifts in attitudes about aging. Healthy, active, young-old adults are growing in numbers and influence. For many of you, these years will be the best of your life, when the opportunities for rich experiences outweigh the challenges of coping with decline. Many will find unique opportunities for self-actualization, seeking and finding meaning and balance, and finding that you can enrich your own life through contributing to others.