50+. Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America by Bill Novelli, Boe Workman, Steve Case

By Bill Novelli, Boe Workman, Steve Case

50+ is a choice to palms. it is a groundbreaking examine the revolution that is occurring straight away between seventy-eight million American child boomers. From age 50+ on up, americans are refusing to rock away their retirement. they are beginning new careers, rallying for motives with regards to their hearts, elevating grandchildren, changing into extra energetic of their groups, and, certainly else, altering the face of getting older in the US.
invoice Novelli, CEO of AARP, is familiar with that with the biggest iteration of american citizens ever recorded nearing conventional retirement age, this revolution is altering the best way 50+ americans dwell their lives. The boomers have enormous technological services, are actively fascinated by holding a fit way of life, were politically energetic all through their lives, and are cozy coping with their very own funds. they're no strangers to the health club, the vote casting sales space, on-line making an investment websites, or the daily administration in their 401(k)s, and they are joining...

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Inefficiency and poor-quality care plague the system. An enormous share of the care we do provide is wasted. A study by the Dart-mouth Medical School found that as much as one-third of all our medical spending—about $600 billion a year—is probably unnecessary. And shocking though it may be, the health-care system itself is actually a leading cause of death in the United States. The Institute of Medicine estimates that medical errors—misdiagnoses, medication mistakes, preventable infections picked up in the hospital, and other mistakes—kill as many as 195,000 people a year; only heart disease and cancer take more lives.

10010. com The quotation by Ogden Nash on page 96 is reprinted by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd. Copyright © 1954 by Ogden Nash. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Novelli, William D. —1st ed. p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-0-312-35524-1 ISBN-10: 0-312-35524-6 1. Baby boom generation—United States. Middle-aged persons—United States—Political activity. 3. Retirees—United States—Political activity. 4. Social reformers—United States. 5. Social change—United States. 6. Political participation—United States.

It was a fascinating time, and I was excited to have the chance to apply my marketing skills to national politics. Jack and I put our idea on hold, and I spent nine months as part of the November Group, as we named ourselves, working on the Nixon reelection campaign. Somewhat later, the experience turned sour when the facts behind the Watergate episode and related activities came to light. Some of the people held to account, including G. Gordon Liddy, were among those we in the November Group had worked with.

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