What will you do with the rest of your life? This TV series targets 40 to 100-year-olds. Each episode features real people from different socio-economic levels and cultures. Each show's guests explain how they met the challenges of maturing, retirement, new experiences, divorce, economic planning, finding new jobs/careers, illness, loss, loneliness, and other problems. Programs are positive, inspiring, and practical. This series is about real people who find and share their solutions to problems unique and important to the challenges of living a longer life.
Leading Gen Previous Broadcasts
KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
Four people, ages 14-76, share their new adventures. Gino Roncelli, age 75, son of immigrants of modest means, works to become a multi-millionaire. Aerospace engineer Dick Knapp, age 76, now helps children learn to build and fly model airplanes. "Tommy," a child with super capabilities, talks about Dick's help. Joyce Johns, age 75, "gives back" to society by volunteering at a shelter for the homeless.
KQED Life: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
Ten people, ages 12-74, are featured including: "Harpo," the clown, who communicates only through pantomime but is able to share his life values and goals to enrich the lives of others. Nettie E. White, age 68, and Eric Sensiba, age 67, discuss their experiences of mentoring children in the "Big Brothers, Big Sisters" programs, while Ahidaly and Michael, tell about the importance of the friendships with their mentors. The "Quilters" express their joy in making and donating quilts to the needy. Sue Priest, age 55, a veteran, who chairs the "Healing Field" in honor of fallen soldiers, expresses her patriotism.
KQED Life: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
Four people, ages 33-75, share their life goals and challenges. Elizabeth Stephenson, age 75, thrice married former model and actress, now strives to achieve inner beauty and now, is an artist, who has founded an art school for children in Africa. Maricela Montenegro, age 33, a single mother of two children, struggles and succeeds in conquering cultural bias and working as a taxi driver to provide monetary support for her family. Jim Crandall, age 61 and a former "hippie," has recovered from drug abuse, and has now achieved the happiness as the Chief Operations Officer at a small town newspaper. Joyce Oldenburg, age 75, has found her happiness volunteering in a soup kitchen for the homeless.
KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
One person, George Schlatter, age 77, has changed the face of television history with his innovative, and balanced social commentary about life in the '60's, including the Emmy Award-winning series "Laugh-In." George humorously explains his commitment to his upbringing in an artistic and creative family that shaped his future as a pioneer in television, his core Midwestern values that shaped his life, and his views on retirement.
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