Read Published Article Personal training, tutoring provide rewards for those who love to help others learn and grow After the last school bell rings, retired teachers have a leg up. Opportunities cut a broad swath from tutoring to substitute teaching to jobs a little further afield, such as fitness training. Teachers have a combination of tools in their kit […]
Read published article Blogging, coaching or teaching provide opportunities for income with flexible schedules Just recently, relatively few retirees took on part-time jobs. Today, the majority of retirees are working as a way to stay engaged, support a lifestyle or both. For Jose and Jill Ferrer, ages 61 and 56, respectively, it’s the whole […]
Read Published Article Heading south for the winter? Unique employment opportunities await. Snowbirds are on the move. Biting cold in the North has sparked the annual migration of retirees and semi-retirees south for the winter. In parts of Florida and Arizona, especially, populations swell as warm-weather seekers make the seasonal shift. While climate […]
>Returning to work is an economic necessity for some retirees and a personal choice for others. Either way, the prospect of long commutes and annoying co-workers can be daunting. A good compromise might be to find a work-at-home job. That’s what Jackie Booley did. In 2007, she retired from her position as an AT&T call […]
Read Published Article ‘ When he was fired from Time-Warner four years ago after two decades of service, James S. Kunen was abruptly thrown into a job market that was less than welcoming for workers in his age group–baby boomers brushing up against 60. He has written an appealing book, Diary of a Company Man: Losing […]
Read Published Article And it’s off to work we go. The American workforce just keeps aging. Here’s one more signal that our working years are expanding before our very eyes. The labor-force participation rate for those age 55 and older remained at its recent highs in 2011, according to a new report by the nonpartisan […]
Read the Published Article Boomer women take a bow. You’ve worked and earned more than the generation before you and will reap those rewards in retirement. Rosie the Riveter would be proud. That’s the good news from a new study by the Urban Institute that was discussed yesterday at a forum held inWashington, DC titillating […]
Read Published Article On a sun-kissed California day, I dragged my chair across the porch of the Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito and pulled it up next to 71-year-old Randal Charlton, a newly minted 2011 Purpose Prize winner. He had already sunk into a chair for a brief break in a whirlwind weekend of meetings […]
Read Published Article The end of corporate retirement benefits is an old story. The rise of retirement benefits, well that’s worth some hoopla. Meet one contrarian company–Intel Corp. Today, Civic Ventures, a nonprofit think tank that focuses on boomers and encore careers with social purpose, announced a program with the Santa Clara, CA-based chip maker […]
Read Published Article I had the opportunity to attend The Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston last week, and, believe me, the four-day event was packed with smart academics, scientists, and experts in the field of aging from all over the world to the tune of more than 4,000 attendees. […]
What I Told The Senate About Older Workers and Jobs
I testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging and its Chairman, Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), and Ranking Member, Claire McCaskill at its June 24th hearing, Work in Retirement: Career Reinventions and the New Retirement Workscape, I was honored, and admittedly, a little thrilled Watch the video
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