When a steamroller is coming down the road, you have three choices: Get out of the way, run to
stay ahead of it, or lie down and get your clothes pressed.
The steamroller is age — old age — and it will remake our society in the first half of the 21st
century. Everything from census numbers to personal experiences underscores the aging of our
state and nation. The Coming of Age explores Arizona’s capacity to handle this soon-to-be
“gerontocracy” in positive ways.