This text takes the view that once "retirement" age has been reached, a whole new world of opportunities opens up, being based on Michael Barratt's own experience of having started a new business enterprise at the age of 70. The text shows how accessible this is to everyone, regardless of social status, finance, health or skills. The book focuses on maintaining physical and mental wellbeing and the encouragement of a positive and optimistic approach. It suggests numerous challenging and stimulating leisure activities as well as examining options for voluntary or partly-paid work. There are also tips for the most effective use of financial resources, ranging from investments to income from a part-time job.