2 young 2 stop show

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Introduction to a new web-site called
2young2stop
which looks at life for the over 45's

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2 young 2 stop show

  1. 1. Too Young To Stop
  2. 2. Feel like this? Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  3. 3. George Clooney – born 1961Madonna – born 1958 Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  4. 4. Maybe not.But then do you feel like this........ Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  5. 5. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  6. 6. No ! And why would you?Our international survey of “late boomers” those baby boomers born between 1955 and 1964 shows this is how we think of ourselves… Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  7. 7. Ambitious Learning Unhealthy Menopausal Mature Experienced Alone EmpoweredParent Sporty SeniorDepressed Entrepreneurial Knowledgeable Mentor Hobbies Bored Healthy Confident Lost Capable Grand-Parent Potential Old Attractive Creative Active Fit Happy Stuck Grey Stable Dating Middle-Aged WorkingCompetitive Elder Pre-retirement Retired Wiser Invisible Energetic Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  8. 8. Those were just some of thewords used to describe how weembody new attitudes to age anddifferent ways of living.Yet do a Google search for“people aged 50” and this is theresult.............. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  9. 9. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  10. 10. Why should we be viewed in this limiting way? Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  11. 11.  We are part of the “baby boomer” generation, people born from 1946-1964. – But this generation covers people from 44 to 62 years old. Those born between 1956 and 1964 are known as the “late boomers.” Our attitudes and needs are often different to those “early boomers” – Yet we are continually grouped with people who are almost 20 years older than us! Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  12. 12. What’s more; society, business and organisations need us......... Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  13. 13.  There aren’t enough young workers - – Over the next 15 years, 80 percent of workforce growth will occur among people over 50 years old There will be a Gap - – In the US, colleges will graduate only 198,000 students to fill the shoes of 2 million Baby Boomers scheduled to retire between 1998 and 2008 There will be more older people than younger people – – By 2050, 40% of Europes total population and 60% of its working age population will be people over 60 Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  14. 14. Our recent survey looks at whatsreally important to us Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  15. 15. The survey was targeted at people bornbetween 1956 and 1964 and looks at ourattitudes to age and our interestsIt looked at: Family Matters Work Life Well Being Personal Finances Free Time Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  16. 16. This is what the results say: Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  17. 17. Family MattersWe have complex family situations...... Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  18. 18. % responding to question50  Children are from40 current and previous3020 relationships10 0  Children are not always living with both parents  Not everyone has children Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  19. 19. Family MattersRight now many people areinterested in issues regardingchildren: Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  20. 20. Responses about children 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Arranging child care for younger children Choosing schools for children Helping children make career choices Children are leaving home Right now Building relationships with stepchildren Getting advice on further education for children Teenager problems - addictions, unwanted pregnancy etc Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  21. 21. Family MattersBut there are other familypriorities too: Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  22. 22. Family Matters 0 20 40 60 Starting a new relationshipCaring for aged/sick parents Getting divorcedComing to terms with being childless Coping with grief and bereavement Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  23. 23. And in a few years time, as children and parents get older; we anticipate a change in family interests. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  24. 24. Other Family Priorities 0 5 10 15 20 25 30Adult children travelling in their gap year Coming to terms with being childless Children are leaving home Getting advice on further education for children Adopting a child Caring for aged/sick parents Helping children make career choices Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  25. 25. Work Life Work remains a major interest and we are still interested in making career changes. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  26. 26. 70 Many people are 60interested in changing 50 40jobs 30 20 10 As well as doing 0something new Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  27. 27. Work Life Only a minority of people areinterested in retirement right now; its more of along term interest. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  28. 28. % interested in retirement 8% 57% 23% 12%Right now Within the next Sometime in the Unpredictable - 1-3 years distant future could be at any time Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  29. 29. Well BeingHowever, achieving Work/LifeBalance is the area in which mostrespondents are interested Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  30. 30. All areas of work life Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  31. 31. Well BeingImproving Physical Well-Being is on a lot of people’s minds. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  32. 32. Well Being - Priorities 0 20 40 60 80 100 Changing my eating habits Losing weightImproving my physical fitness Managing my stressHaving regular health checks Exploring my spirituality Having more free time Right now Within the next Sometime in the Unpredictable - 1-3 years distant future could be at any time Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  33. 33. Well BeingHow do we use our free time? Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  34. 34. Free Time - The Top Ten 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Being with friends Being at homeReading books - fiction/non-fiction Eating out Watching films/DVDs at home Going to the cinema Walking Watching TV Holidays Reading the newspapers Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  35. 35. Financial Priorities Biggest priorities are maximising disposable income by paying off credit card debt and minimising tax burden. Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  36. 36. Financial Priorities8070605040302010 0 Minimising tax burden Paying off a credit card Financial Planning for Remortgaging a home Understanding debt retirement entitlements to state benefits Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  37. 37. Are you interested in these topics? Do you know where to go to getuseful information, practical ideas and immediate action? Copyright Stephanie Parry 2009
  38. 38. Then visitwww.2young2stop.com

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