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Vigorous or vulnerable? The truth about aging in this time of...

As I watch the news these days, I can’t help but be struck by two seemingly incompatible images of older people and aging. One is...

Integrating and leveraging the skills of older workers

Workers 65 and older are the fastest-growing segment of the nation’s workforce. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that between 2014 and 2024...

Mentoring can make a difference

January is National Mentoring Month, an annual nationwide campaign dedicated to celebrating and elevating the mentoring movement. Across the country, day in and day...

Over 50? Looking for a change? Check out these three jobs…

Joe Konopka didn’t think he could be one of the millions of middle-aged men who are out of work. He had the education, the status...

Finding purpose and happiness in the future of work

Technology is a double-edged sword, particularly in the workplace. We’re shifting away from labor-intensive industrial jobs toward knowledge-based, highly-skilled jobs. Innovation and evolution in...
Erika Parker at work in the Corona High STEM Academy engineering classroom.video

Educating from experience: EnCorps brings STEM pros back to school

Making the jump from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers into teaching is not as simple as trading in a lab coat for...

Cities providing meaningful opportunities for people in their golden years

"With the largest-ever population of older adults seeking to age in place — a large majority of them living in metropolitan areas — we...

Creating a second act for seniors to help youth thrive through...

"We're hoping to engage millions of people in trying to not just leave a legacy but live one through improving the prospects of the...