There are many ways to express change; metamorphosis, transformation, evolution; these words are considered nouns, but they are filled with action.
Entering the new year from the old can be considered a cusp in time, a moment when the past and future intersect, albeit a man-made one. Changes in the past have happened and future changes have yet to be.
It is in this moment where we are that we change. Change is not coming, it is here.