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February 14, 2019

Embracing the Face of Aging

January saw the “10 Year Challenge” circulating social media sites—an invitation to post two photos, side by side, one from no later than 2009 and one from recent years. More often than not, the aim seemed to be sharing images that demonstrated how little you’ve aged, though some took the opportunity to share pictures they Read More »

January 31, 2019

Will Remote Work Fill the Over-50 Employment Void?

  I just came across a statistic that made me stop in my tracks. A recent analysis of the Health and Retirement Study, a decades-long project by the National Institute on Aging, found that a mind-boggling 56 percent of workers over the age of 50 are laid off at least once or “leave jobs under Read More »

January 17, 2019

What’s age have to do with it?

Apparently, far too much. Today’s companies, looking to fill an ever-growing list of open positions (31 million by 2020, according to Georgetown University), are turning to millennials. Attracting the younger workers has become the focus of companies as they try tapping into the energy and enthusiasm of the generation they’re trying to sell to in Read More »

January 3, 2019

A Year for Balance

As 2018 begins to creep to a close and everyone excitedly dusts off their top hats and party horns to ring in the New Year, I find myself reflecting on the past 12 months and looking to the future with new insight and fresh plans. And the majority of those plans center around one thing: Read More »