Really good insights! Some of the baby boomers that I know have a similar attitude toward aging. One in particular is a huge Springsteen fan and makes it a point to go to his concerts when he's in the area. Still rocks out with the best of them. ;)
I think there is definitely something to be said of instilling a generation with curiosity and teaching them to explore and actively search for new adventures. The baby boomer culture lent itself to that kind of thinking, but I question whether or not that attitude extends to Millenials, who have different values and tend to be more saddled with economic/financial worries that might act as a barrier to exploration.