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Ken Dychtwald PhD

Futurist, best-selling author, psychologist, gerontologist, entrepreneur and public speaker

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About Ken Dychtwald PhD

Over the past 35+ years, Dr. Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America's foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the lifestyle, marketing, health care, and workforce implications of the age wave.

Ken is a psychologist, gerontologist, and best-selling author of 16 books on aging-related issues, including Bodymind; Age Wave: The Challenges and Opportunities of an Aging Society; Age Power: How the 21st Century Will Be Ruled by the New Old; The Power Years: A User's Guide to the Rest of ...

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How the Age Wave Will Transform the Marketplace, the Workplace and Our Lives

Increasing longevity, declining fertility and aging baby boomers are triggering an enormous “age wave.” This demographic tsunami has the potential to create ground-breaking marketplace and work/talent ...

Optimizing Generational Diversity: Four Cohorts Rethink Work, Money, Family, Retirement and Success

For the first time in history, four generations of active adults are simultaneously participating in the workforce and marketplace. Each has its own lifestyle values, attitudes about work and money, means ...

A New Agenda for 21st-Century Aging: Seven Critical Course Corrections Needed for a Century of Successful Aging

Will the aging of America prove to be a triumph or a tragedy? Based on 35-plus years at the crossroads of demography, gerontology, healthcare and business, Ken Dychtwald provides a big-picture presentation ...

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The Power Years: A User's Guide to the Rest of Your Life by Ken Dychtwald PhD
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I have been learning from Ken Dychtwald for years and am convinced that he is today's most innovative and original thinker on this important subject.

President Jimmy Carter

Ken Dychtwald has a unique ability to blend cutting-edge social science and unrivaled knowledge about the marketing and workforce implications of the global age wave with world-class presentation showmanship.

Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO - U.S. Chamber of Commerce

You have a real gift for communicating with others. On a scale of 100, you received an average score of 98%. We have enjoyed many top-ranked speakers over the years, but no one was ever better received than you.

Val J. Halamandaris, President - National Association for Home Care and Hospice

In addition to being a gifted social scientist and great and prolific writer on the topic of aging and retirement, Ken Dychtwald's presentation and communication skills, and his ability to engage all forms of media are beyond impressive.

Jay Wintrob, President and CEO - SunAmerica Financial Group

Ken Dychtwald is a show stopper. He is one of the few speakers that can educate, entertain and have you laughing and crying all at the same time.

Brian Perkins, Company Group Chairman - Johnson & Johnson Company

Ken Dychtwald is a rock star speaker who captures an audience with exceptional insight, compelling data, and self-effacing humor. Each attendee leaves with information they can apply the very next day.

Laurence Barton, PhD, President & CEO - The American College
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Huffington Post: Long-Term Care Solutions That You Should Be Talking About

The following was originally written by Ken Dychtwald for The Huffington Post: ----------------------------------------------------------------- This month is Long Term Care Awareness Month. Taking a moment to think about your - and your family's - possible future ...

Enough with the Gloom and Doom

The following is an excerpt from Ken Dychtwald's article "Enough with the Gloom and Doom" orginally published at Whoever said "he who dies with the most toys, wins" was wrong. When you give back of yourself, share what you know, when you help those who could benefit from you, you lose ...