Wednesday September 30, 2020

Third Act Conference : Third age or third act? The choice is yours

As we live longer, we need to stop thinking of settling down on the sofa in our slippers, and more about transitioning to a new lease of life

16th May, 2015
Attendees at the Third Act Conference: ‘The concept of a third act is gaining momentum here in Ireland’ Pictures: Maura Hickey

‘Everyone who lives long enough will have a third age, but not everyone who lives long enough will have a third act.” Therein lies the challenge and the opportunity, according to Dr Edward Kelly, founder of and organiser of the recent, successful Third Act conference, held in Dublin.

So what is the third act? As we are all keenly aware, life expectancy has improved greatly for those of us fortunate enough...

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