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Living longer means that most people now lead three lives: first as children, second as adults with careers and most likely as parents, and third as retirees and potentially grandparents. During each of these lives we continually discover and learn new things. We find sides of ourselves that we did not know existed.
Our third life is a time for discovering new talents and creative possibilities in our inner worlds. It is a time for applying the wisdom of the ages to ourselves. It is a time for discovering the full meaning of life and for preparing for the future, whatever that may be. Being a grandparent means different things. Although grandparenting is not the dominant aspect of most of our lives, it is an aspect that is more important than most of us realize.
If you would like to learn more about the different stages of adulthood, or learn coping strategies for managing aspects of those stages, try one of these courses: