Old age is a time to live."" -- And the whole purpose of this book is to guide and suggest ways for a successful and secure programming for that period. Planning and for retirement, the necessity for activity in the psychological problems of aging, proof that the brain does not deteriorate and that senility is not part of the picture, physiological aspects of aging,- these lead into the possible types of living:- ""Three generations under one roof"", community senior centers, commercial cities and clubs for retirement. Jobs and second careers are considered with a hopeful note on decreasing discrimination against the aged and the growing interest in business and industry in braining employees for retirement. Throughout are stories of individuals who have found and how to make much of their later years, develop new skills and find new interests. A helpful and heartening approach for those who take a dim view of what life holds in store this should also have its use in civic projects.