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You have the longevity advantage over men. But does the world know it? As people get older, the future is female, he argues, with women better prepared for life after middle age than their male peers.
Coughlin: Women do more. They have more education than at any time in history. A woman is the researcher of the house. Women are far more likely to go online not just to do research for themselves, but be the go-to researcher for millennials, who identify their middle-aged mothers as their best friend.
She is the caregiver-in-chief. Women are caring for more parents than they had ever planned — their parents as well as their in-laws. Getting to is so common now that we see birthday cards in the drugstore for centenarians. There may be three or four generations under the care of one matriarch.
A woman is the chief consumer officer of the house. The majority of car purchases are directly influenced or done by women. Home improvement is directed by the woman. Probably most striking is that cents on the dollar of every healthcare decision is made by a woman. Because of all these factors, she is likely to be the person who is closest to understanding what the new jobs and the opportunities of living longer, better are going to be.
Coughlin: The one divorce rate in the country is among the plus, mostly initiated by the woman. And they often talk about spending time with their wives. I think men, particularly those of us over 50, need to up our game. We really have to take a lesson from women that life is more than work; that we need to develop new interests and keep that romance going.
The relationship began decades earlier based upon what you brought to the table and what you created together. Suddenly in older age, men get so caught into a routine — partly because of our employment and lifestyle — that they forget that they need to continue to be exciting Older women rule delighting. You do not have the patience to put up with that later on. They are becoming engines of innovation in their own right by starting consulting companies, new stores and online sites.
Maintain that network of support — not just of people who can do something for you, but something that gives you meaning to life and engagement over the long term. Ask yourself: What are the little things that make you smile every day? Do you have access to them? Can you afford them? More importantly, can you identify them? Things that will give you quality of life over years, not just the ability to live years. Follow A. Pawlowski on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.
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Older women will soon rule the world, MIT professor says