Engaging in a purpose driven life after sixty creates passion and meaning
In this interviewBruce Frankel shares how a purpose driven life has made all the difference to a group of people beyond sixty leading lives with passion and new meaning.
The new possibility of aging for Bruce opened up when he read research on the plasticity of the brain as we age. These findings combined with a purpose driven life can contribute to midlife and beyond being our best years!
About Bruce Frankel
Bruce Frankel is the author of What Should I Do with the Rest of My Life? The Boston Globe has called it a "wise and inspiring book." AARP, the magazine, recommended it as a "hot read."
Bruce has worked as a senior writer and editor at People magazine and a national news reporter in New York for USA Today, where he covered major breaking news and trials, politics, organized crime and terrorism. He began his career in journalism at Gannett Westchester Newspapers, in White Plains, New York, where he won numerous awards for depth reporting, spot news, and columns.
At the age of 51, Bruce left full-time journalism to study for an MFA in poetry, which he received from Sarah Lawrence College in 2003. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College, with a degree in government, in 1971. Born in Miami Beach, he grew up in nearby Hollywood, Florida until age 11, when his family moved to Curacao, Netherlands Antilles and, later, to Long Beach, New York, where he attended high school.
Bruce recently completed ghost-writing a book about an experimental "elephant ranch" in Kenya and is researching a new book about aging. He also writes a blog about later life achievers, the brain and aging, and, occasionally, dance and poetry at http://www.brucefrankel.net/.