Jan Hively and Moira Allan

Jan Hively is co-founder of the Pass It On Network and serves as the group’s International Consultant and Country Liaison for the U.S. After a career in city and schools planning and administration, Hively earned her Ph.D. in 2001 at age 69 with a dissertation on “Productive Aging in Rural Minnesota.” Since then, she has focused on raising awareness about new opportunities and challenges for older adults based on 21st century trends and research. Moira Allan is co-founder of the Pass It On Network and the group’s International Coordinator. After a career in journalism, public relations, life coaching, training, and managing an occupational health organization, Allan coordinated the 2Young2Retire network in Europe and its French counterpart Le Cercle des Seniors Actifs.

Sharing Is Not Just for the Young

The Hopi Chief Dan Evehema said it for all of us prospective elders before he passed on in 1999 at age 108: There is a river flowing now, very fast. It is so great and swift that there are those who...