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July 12, 2013

5 Professions That Say Yes to Older Workers

…around June (during recess they review upcoming cases); their workday is from 10 am–3 pm; and they have three or four clerks working for them. You’ll find several federal judges…

March 18, 2015

Bulletin Board: Share Recipes With Mo Rocca, Work on an Art Video Project, Help Create Age-Friendly NYC

From time to time, Senior Planet receives requests for seniors to get involved in projects of various kinds. In our occasional Bulletin Board feature, we’ll pass along any that look…

November 27, 2012

How Does the Internet Work?

“Our relationship to our surroundings has changed in that we’re constantly divided. We’re both looking inside the screen and we’re looking out in the world around us. And what…

January 11, 2017

Watch: President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address

…have more work to do. After all, if every economic issue is framed as a struggle between a hardworking white middle class and an undeserving minority, then workers of all…

July 15, 2015

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities Online

organizations who benefit from your work have the option to rate your work (or in most cases simply to say thanks) on the site. Getting started on this user-friendly site…

September 16, 2015

’60s Poster Boy David Edward Byrd

…from all these legendary folk. What was your most quintessential 60’s/70’s experience seeing the bands and working with them? Working with Jimmy Hendrix was one of the highlights for sure….

February 19, 2013

WATCH: Working at 100

Vita Needle in Needham, MA, makes a point of hiring older workers for its factory; the average Vita worker is 74. Among them is Rosa Finnegan, who turns 101 this…

December 27, 2012

Starting Over: The Rise of the Older Entrepreneur

…College’s Sloan Center on Aging and Work, “has become a very important part of the retirement process.” “Loving your work is key. Find something you love, and don’t let fear…

April 24, 2014

Judy Chicago on Art and Aging

…this year. You’ve done a lot of brilliant collaborative work. Although digital technologies could make collaboration easier now, you’ve chosen to work solo. I’m working alone these days because I…

February 25, 2015

Bulletin Board: Opportunities for Senior Performers and Artists

…to all of that creative work when the artist is gone? Only one in five senior artists has fully documented their work, according to a recent Research Center for Arts…

March 8, 2013

12 Art Shows to See During Armory Week

work has been unstylish in recent years within the micro-trending art world in favour of more lazy conceptual and minimal works, then let this show serve to reassert the things…

October 29, 2014

What Lois Weaver Knows About Getting Old

to think of [the show] as a sound check, which is a great metaphor for life: We work and work and work and finally get it all together, and then…

June 9, 2017

How I Made Seventy

  “The fact is, at age 70 I could possibly work creatively for another 15 or 20 years. That’s a whole lifetime. I had just been kidnapped by a depressing…

March 24, 2017

The Upside of 70

…what’s pleasing, distinctive and works—has called to me for as long as I can remember. And this, the last third of life, may be a good time to be one….

July 18, 2016

Starting Over: From Insurance Sales to Uber Driver

…— you can work as much or as little as you want. I work from 6am to noon weekdays, and on weekends I do the dinner crowd from 5 to…