Speaker Services

Reboot! author, Phil Burgess, is available for keynote presentations, executive briefings, club lectures and speeches on any of the themes of his book.  Presentations have included:

  • The demography of aging: A global perspective.
  • Successful aging…what it is and how to achieve it.
  • Approaches to later-life work and social engagement.
  • Why working in later-life is important.
  • The history of work: From Rome and Martin Luther to Martin Luther King.
  • The forces shaping leisure in America.
  • The Golden Years: An idea whose time has passed.
  • Retirement, pensions, and work: An overview.
  • Retirement communities and successful aging.
  • Later-life achievers: Interesting people who died with their boots on.

Other speakers in the BooterNation network are available for specialized presentations.  Click toContact to communicate your interest in engaging Phil Burgess or to explore a program involving BooterNation messages.


What do you do when your career is over but your life isn't?

Phil Burgess

Making later-life work

It’s better to wear out than rust out.”  That is the message of Reboot!  While American culture glamorizes the “Golden Years” of endless leisure and amusement, Phil Burgess rejects retirement, as he makes the case for returning to work in the post-career years, a time he calls later life.