Peter takes a realistic and hands-on look at the retirement community scene, capturing the humor permeates the most dreary retirement environments in his new book Here Today and Perhaps Tomorrow. With the subtitle “…and Die Laughing in a Retirement Community,” his portraits of elderly care enable readers to more easily appreciate what can and does happen in this retirement style.
Knowledge is important, and retirement community knowledge is especially important to the elderly. Every passing year a growing number of our aging population will enter the retirement ranks. Retirees typically make decisions about their future after gaining a clearer grasp of retirement community life. As they go about making their retirement decisions these retirees will benefit by becoming increasingly informed about retirement community living. Peter has in a retirement community in California since 2000.
At the age of seventeen Peter volunteered for the British Army and served in the Far East during World War II. This experience convinced him that aspiring to long life is a wise ambition. Peter went on to receive an undergraduate degree from Harvard and a master’s degree in organization development from Pepperdine University. While working for three Fortune 200 companies, he gained experience in marketing, organization development, and human resources management. He spent several years in the United Nations as a senior advisor. Mr. Kent served in several African countries. He later taught public policy at Portland State University, and following that managed his own consulting venture.