It's never too late to reinvent yourself. Take it from Paul Tasner -- after working continuously for other people for 40 years, he founded his own start-up at age 66, pairing his idea for a business with his experience and passion. And he's not alone. As he shares in this short, funny and inspirational talk, seniors are increasingly indulging their entrepreneurial instincts -- and seeing great success.

It's never too late to reinvent yourself. Take it from Paul Tasner -- after working continuously for other people for 40 years, he founded his own start-up at age 66, pairing his idea for a business with his experience and passion. And he's not alone. As he shares in this short, funny and inspirational talk, seniors are increasingly indulging their entrepreneurial instincts -- and seeing great success.

No one really wants to sit around and do nothing.

Why Retirement Is a Flawed Concept

No one really wants to sit around and do nothing.

As cities experience a demographic shift, the need for age-friendly design is becoming ever more critical. From almshouses to driverless cars, the future of urban housing and mobility may just be shaped for and by the elderly

Improving with age? How city design is adapting to older populations

As cities experience a demographic shift, the need for age-friendly design is becoming ever more critical. From almshouses to driverless cars, the future of urban housing and mobility may just be shaped for and by the elderly

Simpson discusses his new book on the evolution and sociology of retirement communities.

Simpson discusses his new book on the evolution and sociology of retirement communities.

According to a 2015 census, 26.7 percent of Japanese people are 65 years or older – a figure that is expected to rise to 33 percent by 2035 and 40 percent by 2060. Normally, people retire by 65 years old, but now, a group of doctors is suggesting that this threshold be moved to 75 years old as our lifespans are extended.

Advances in Longevity Are Forcing Nations to Redefine "Elderly"

Cover image for Shaping Ageing Cities

Cover image for Shaping Ageing Cities

Will our sex lives survive the post-reproductive revolution?

Will our sex lives survive the post-reproductive revolution?

Towns, designed to address problems such as obesity and dementia, will have 76,000 new homes and 170,000 residents

Ten new 'healthy' towns to be built in England

Towns, designed to address problems such as obesity and dementia, will have 76,000 new homes and 170,000 residents

Hvor gammel er du, når du er bedst til at lære nye sprog? Og ved hvilken alder er du mon mest tilfreds med dit liv? Vi har samlet videnskabens svar i denne video.

Hvor gammel er du, når du er bedst til at lære nye sprog? Og ved hvilken alder er du mon mest tilfreds med dit liv? Vi har samlet videnskabens svar i denne video.

Dræb kroppens "zombieceller" og forbliv ung | Viden | DR

Dræb kroppens "zombieceller" og forbliv ung | Viden | DR

Aldersforsker: Ingen grænse for menneskers alder | Viden | DR

Aldersforsker: Ingen grænse for menneskers alder | Viden | DR

Hvor gammel er du, når du er bedst til at lære nye sprog? Og ved hvilken alder er du mon mest tilfreds med dit liv? Vi har samlet videnskabens svar i denne video.

Hvor gammel er du, når du er bedst til at lære nye sprog? Og ved hvilken alder er du mon mest tilfreds med dit liv? Vi har samlet videnskabens svar i denne video.

Piger, der bliver født i Sydkorea i 2030 forventes at leve, indtil hun er 90,8 år. Det viser en ny undersøgelse, der har kigget på levealderen i 35 lande.

Piger, der bliver født i Sydkorea i 2030 forventes at leve, indtil hun er 90,8 år. Det viser en ny undersøgelse, der har kigget på levealderen i 35 lande.

Karna Elisabeth Kaslund har aldrig haft det bedre end lige nu. Gode naboer…

Rejselysten 64-årig oplever sig selv på toppen af livet og giver det en ren 10’er

Karna Elisabeth Kaslund har aldrig haft det bedre end lige nu.

Danskerne har den suverænt korteste middellevetid i Vesteuropa, selv om vi ryger, drikker og vejer mindre end borgerne i de fleste af de andre lande. Det er fortidens synder, der rammer os.

Danskerne har den suverænt korteste middellevetid i Vesteuropa, selv om vi ryger, drikker og vejer mindre end borgerne i de fleste af de andre lande. Det er fortidens synder, der rammer os.

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