There are many myths about aging. And there are new scientific developments exploding them one by one. We have now learned that the mid-life crisis is more like a mid-life slump and when you get past the pressures often associated with this stage awaiting you is a great time of renewal, re-connection and gratitude. Some of the competitive juices have been replaced with a desire to enjoy our days as they begin to pass more quickly. In Jonathan Rauch’s new book, ‘The Happiness Curve’, we examine a worldwide trend and its implications for America’s aging population.