I have one question about your goal for later life, two versions depending on your age.
If you’re younger than 60, what do you hope to be doing in your 70s?
In my 70s I hope to be ………………….
OR if you are already in your 70s or older:
In 10 years time, I hope to be ……………….
Why I want to know about your life goals for later life
My granddaughter and I are making a board game, and we need data — beyond our own experience. So I’m asking you for just a few words, even three words, even one word! You will receive my heartfelt thanks, and the satisfaction of enriching the experience of people who (eventually) play the game.
When we are younger, we are sometimes asked what our goal is in life, our main ambition, our strongest desire. We are urged (and sometimes almost bullied) into setting grand ambitions for life. But it’s generally assumed (I think) that after 70 we couldn’t possibly have any goals or desires.
Fair enough: our goals do change as we age. But we don’t turn into flabby passive nobodies just because we hit a certain age. What do you want in life after 70 or 80 or 90? Honestly? Specifically? Personally? Because we’re all different from the start! Indeed, we’re possibly even more individual in old age than in youth. And we all have our own values and priorities and … goals.Follow Write Into Life