Longevity And The Workplace, The Value Of Play

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We look at how increasing life spans and more years before full retirement are changing the landscape of the workplace. And we look at why playing games and sports is not a waste — in fact, it can help us develop skills that are useful in all areas of life.

Featured in this Show

  • How Our New-Found Longevity Will Change Our Work Lives

    As Americans live longer, our productive working lives are getting longer, too. The authors of a new book share their research on the changing face of working America in the Age of Longevity.

  • Life’s A Game. Really?

    A game designer challenges the notion that play is an escape from life. Rather, he says, play is a way to approach all of life—even our mundane tasks like mowing the lawn and washing the dishes. We explore the true nature of games and what they can teach us about living life more fully.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Caryl Rivers Guest
  • Rosalind Barnett Guest
  • Ian Bogost Guest

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