Crafting an Interesting Job: Stimulating an Active Role of Older Workers in Enhancing Their Daily Work Engagement and Job Performance


These results demonstrate that older workers can be stimulated daily to engage in effective job crafting behaviors to make sure that they are motivated and productive members of the workforce.

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July 30, 2020

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Retiring Retirement: The Rise Of Life’s Third Age


It’s time to write the next act – about reframing aging and enabling people to thrive in the Third Age.

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The Encore Network is Hiring


The Encore Network seeks a part-time executive director to help lead our movement, expand our impact, and support members in making longer lives a resource for individuals and communities.

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How Ads Do a Terrible Job Portraying Older Adults


The ‘What Retirees Want’ authors say ageism is bad for people and for business

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July 20, 2020

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What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life’s Third Age


In this entertaining, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging book, Dychtwald and Morison explain how individuals, businesses, non-profits, and governments can best prepare for a new era–where the needs and demands of the Third Age will set the lifestyle, health, social, marketplace, and political priorities of generations to come.

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July 15, 2020

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On Vulnerability, Resilience, and Age: Older Americans Reflect on the Pandemic


If discourse on aging in the time of Covid-19 focuses only on vulnerability, we perpetuate implicit ageist assumptions—such as that older people cannot employ new virtual technologies, that they are not creative and resourceful in times of dramatic change, and that being old is bad.

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A Guide to Starting Your Own Business after the age of 50: In Conversation with Wendy Mayhew


In this podcast, Wendy Mayhew, author of ‘WISER; the definitive guide to starting a business after the age of 50, talks about why now might be a great time to start your own enterprise.

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July 5, 2020

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AARP Partners with Getty Images to Make Aging Cool


In other words, AARP wants to make turning 50 and joining the ranks of a senior set whose ranks are estimated to be around 110 million look cooler. Because many of them are, and that’s just not reflected in the media.

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Global Reach of Ageism on Older Persons’ Health: A Systematic Review


Although there is anecdotal evidence of ageism occurring at both the structural level (in which societal institutions reinforce systematic bias against older persons) and individual level (in which older persons take in the negative views of aging of their culture), previous systematic reviews have not examined how both levels simultaneously influence health. Thus, the impact of ageism may be underestimated. We hypothesized that a comprehensive systematic review would reveal that these ageism levels adversely impact the health of older persons across geography, health outcomes, and time.

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Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life


Books on retirement tend to focus primarily on financial planning. Economist and journalist Chris Farrell covers the financial side of the road, but he also goes beyond that in this inspiring book. He tells the captivating story of how baby boomers are re-inventing themselves – and retirement – through self-employment and entrepreneurship.

June 23, 2020

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