It is natural for people to want to be needed, to want to have their importance to others tangibly confirmed. Our challenge is to build a society in which people feel truly valued and fulfilled throughout the course of their lives. Recognizing and treasuring the contributions of older people is essential to the long-term flourishing of any society.
Stories of Hope
In the 1960s, “ordinary housewife” Hazel Henderson fought successfully to secure the right for children to breathe clean air.