1. Is it really possible to see aging as an audacious time, rather than as a time of decline?
2. Tell us some vivid stories from the anthology about people who are aging audaciously.
3. Did editing Audacious Aging change any of your beliefs or perspectives?
4. What are some of the practical techniques contained in the book?
5. Can someone really turn their life around even at 60 or 70 years of age? Aren’t we too set in our ways by then, even down to the level of brain wiring and genetics?
6. Aren’t these ideas just for high-achievers and rich people? Do they really apply to the rest of us?
7. What was the most surprising discovery you made while working on the book?
8. What if people are feeling sick and tired by the second half of life? Is it possible to take even dispirited and ill people, and turn their lives around?
9. We live in a very youth-oriented culture, and older people often feel shoved to the sidelines. How does a book like Audacious Aging fit this cultural picture?
10. Give us some examples from science about choices we can make as we age.