There is a fountain of youth; it is called your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you truly will have defeated age.
If these words from Sophia Loren resonate with you and you want to improve your life, then this book can help you achieve your goal. (At the very least, you’ll probably smile at its satirical cartoon illustrations.)
Still in Blue Jeans examines the social issues that revolve around ageism and its unintended consequences on economies. It also introduces the acronym SNYPI, which represents those in their sixties and seventies but not yet past it who are still enjoying prime years of living.
Drawing on his work experiences, the author makes the case that we can enhance our earning potential and be happier by working longer periods of time. Moreover, if we lengthen our working lives, we bring extra tax revenue through the front door before it heads out the back door in the form of pensions and health-care costs.