Reset thinking to unlock potential.


Top Sixty works with progressive businesses and organizations to maximize efficiency, innovation and prosperity by leveraging the talent of their multigenerational workforces.

Using our proven, research-based programs, Top Sixty can:

  • Redesign, train, and implement your inclusion program.
  • Consult on the impact of ageism to improve your  bottom line.
  • Facilitate focus groups, discussions, retreats, and events.
  • Train your multigenerational team to be intergenerational

“Working across an increasing number of generations is
the way of the future and presents untold opportunity.”
Top Sixty Founder, Helen Hirsh Spence


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Top Sixty Over Sixty provides the tools and training to address ageism and promote age diversity.  A social enterprise, Top Sixty advocates for age diversity, equity, and inclusion. Visit our ABOUT page to learn how we do this.


According to the 2024 World Happiness Report, Older Adults in North America are Happier

The report states, “In many but not all regions [of the world], the young are happier than the old. But in North America, happiness has fallen so sharply for the young that they are now less happy than the old.”

“As between generations, after taking into account age and life circumstances, those born before 1965 have life evaluations about one-quarter of a point higher than those born after 1980.”

The World Happiness Report reflects a worldwide demand for more attention to happiness and well-being as criteria for government policy. It reviews the state of happiness in the world today and shows how the science of happiness explains personal and national variations in happiness. Read or Download the report HERE

Older and younger people work together in office.


Ageism and Politics

Ageism and Politics

Dr. Ranganath puts Biden’s forgetfulness in context by explaining that the average older person may experience “retrieval failure” but that doesn’t signal cognitive decline.

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What do you immediately think of when you hear or see the words ‘emerging market(s)’? There is a good chance you may think of developing countries or developing economies. There is another way to look at emerging markets. How about the growing global cohort of older adults and the benefits of marketing to that group?

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‘There’s still time to re-create myself’

‘There’s still time to re-create myself’

Retirement at 65 is an antiquated notion, says Helen Hirsh Spence, founder of Top Sixty Over Sixty, which helps organizations understand the value of having a multi-generational workforce. “Older adults have what’s called crystallized intelligence. Young people have fluid intelligence,” said Spence. “You need both.”

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Federal budget 2024: Here’s what Ottawans want to see in it

Federal budget 2024: Here’s what Ottawans want to see in it

Social entrepreneur and founder of Top Sixty Over Sixty, Helen Hirsh Spence, was one of the residents who was asked for her budget wish list. Helen hoped, “…the budget includes resources for age-diversity training to be included in all diversity strategies; incentives for employers to retain, hire and retrain older employees…”

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