It’s Never Too Late To Lead a Life Well Lived
Celebrating the Secrets, Wits, and Wisdom of Age
In this Timely Topic, we’ll discuss and expand on the timeless documentary, Lives Well Lived. Learn about the wisdom of aging:
- Secrets: life lessons, desires, passions, and purpose
- Courage: everyday people overcoming incredible adversity
- Our elders: their rich contributions and value
- Humor and wit: powerfully inspiring, funny, and heart-warming
- Longevity: living to your full potential at any age
Take advantage of this exclusive VIP opportunity to view a timeless documentary.
Lives Well Lived celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of people aged 75–100, who reveal their secrets for living a meaningful life. Encompassing 3,000 years of collective life experience, diverse people share life lessons about perseverance, the human spirit, and staying positive in the midst of life’s greatest challenges. Their stories will make you laugh, perhaps cry, but mostly inspire you.
We strongly recommend watching Lives Well Lived before attending this Timely Topic.
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Sky Bergman is an accomplished, award-winning photographer. Lives Well Lived is Sky’s directorial debut.
The film has screened in more than 300 cities, won eight awards, and the theatrical run garnered enthusiastic reviews including a 100% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It is currently airing on PBS and is available on Amazon, iTunes, and PBS Passport.
Sky’s fine art photography is featured in the permanent collections throughout the world. Her commercial work has appeared on book covers for Random House and Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc., and in publications including the Smithsonian, Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel, Reader’s Digest, and Archaeology Odyssey.
A professor at Cal Poly since 1995, Sky is the former chair of the Art & Design department (2007-2013) and is a Professor Emeritus of Photography and Video. She has two short films about intergenerational connections currently on the film festival circuit and is working on a feature-length film that is a celebration of love.
Learn More about Sky and her film:
About the Film
Learn about the Lives Well Lived director, creative team, and the journey of making the documentary
Putting Active Aging in Focus
In this interview, Sky describes how Lives Well Lived changed her attitudes about aging forever
Check out these snapshots of people who embody and reflect the Lives Well Lived philosophy
Timely Topics Committee and Contributors: Terry Rubin, Janis Pluss, and Jane Gwin