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THRIVE AND ALIVE: LIVING WELL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

Kate Brown, independent financial planner, and Alison Benzimra, consultant, writer and presenter in ageing sector

All being well, as we come into the world there has been an element of family planning and we are welcomed with celebration. Children become parents, parents become grandparents and some grandparents become great grandparents. As we age, family planning may become highly relevant again. What do we need to be thinking about? What conversations do we need to have, within ourselves, with our family and anyone else affected by our decisions? How are we affected by the decisions of others who may not have consulted us first? Most importantly, how do we nourish our physical, emotional and financial well-being so that we live as well as we can for as long as we live? Alison Benzimra and Kate Brown share their research, experience and ideas about preparing for a future that may only end when you are one hundred or more. 

 

Recommended reading

Gawande, A. 2014. Being mortal: Illness, medicine and what matters in the end. London: Profile Books.

World Health Organization. (2015). The world report on ageing and health. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO.

Alexander Forbes. 2017. Longevity: The demographic disruptor. In Changing world at work, 84–128.

 

 

Date: Tuesday 22 January 
Time: 1.00 pm
COURSE FEES Full: R110,00  Staff and Students R55,00
Venue: LT1 Kramer Law Building UCT