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March 20, 2019

“Work!” it!

…a new ten-week course called “Work!”, which was designed to help them gain the skills and knowledge to search for jobs and succeed in the workforce in the digital age….

February 28, 2018

Medicaid Work Requirements Update

bottom line? Medicaid’s new work requirement won’t encourage large numbers of non-disabled adults to get a job. Most who can work, already do. But it will generate a lot of…

July 10, 2013

WATCH: Reinventing work

Planet Exploration Center in NYC is focusing on “Explore… Work.” Watch the Events Calendar for work-related events on 25th Street and SeniorPlanet.org for more about workplace issues and creative solutions….

March 22, 2019

Free classes to get digital in work, money and more

…offerings will include “Work!” a new 10-week course designed to help members looking for work to navigate the maze of social media, “age-proof” their resumes, write a modern resume and…

March 29, 2013

Senior Graduates Are Ready to Get to Work

…and more older people, either through necessity or by choice, continue to work well beyond traditional retirement ages. (See more on the topic of seeking work and working while older…

May 6, 2013

Older Workers: What “Work” Means Now

Work Reimagined initiative, gives a good quick-glance overview of what older workers seek and face in the employment marketplace. Some highlights: 10.1 percent of non-agricultural workers age 55-plus are categorized…

May 26, 2013

Linky Sunday: Cinnamon & Alzheimer’s, Work Abroad, Travel Scholarships

…Alzheimer’s. More work needs to be done before they’ll know whether the compound, cinnamaldehyde, can actually fight the disease in humans, but it’s an important first step. Read more by…

December 18 | 10:00am5:00pm

500 Years of women’s work

(Until February 8, 2020) The materials and ephemera on display here show the astonishing span and diversity of the work undertaken by women for centuries – far beyond teaching, nursing…

August 29, 2017

Does Online Brain Training Work?

…have had head injuries. Sure, older adults have to work a bit harder to drive change, but the ability is there. What do you think happens in the brain as…

August 11, 2015

Sex After 60: How to Adapt When the Old Ways Don’t Work

…both sexual pleasure. I applaud you for shifting your attention to what does work well for you rather than what doesn’t, and making it work for your partner. I think…

March 6, 2013

Workplace Woes: Mediation for Age Discrimination

percent of the workforce was 65 years of age and older in the year 2000. By 2009, that number had increased to 6 million or 16.1 percent of the workforce….

November 13, 2014

How to Find a Workout For Your Condition

weight, finding a workout that works for you is really challenging. Don’t give up. Even if you’re an exercise avoider with medical or pain issues, there is a fitness routine…

October 22, 2012

Someone’s Done the Homework on Job-Related Age Discrimination

You’re lucky—or in denial—if you’ve never felt slighted, excluded, or dumped on at work because you’re old; if you’ve never felt blocked from promotion or unofficially demoted because you’re old;…

November 22, 2016

How Diane Abt Built a New Life as a Professional Artist

…I get a pension from my work as a journalist, I live with my husband who’s still working. My work sells for between $100 and $1000 apiece, and I make…

January 12, 2015

13 Ways to Trick Yourself into Working Out

work for you. Get a Gym Buddy. This works at any age, but Sabrena Merrill, senior exercise consultant for the American Council on Exercise, says people 60-plus really take to…