Lifelong Learning Resources

Website
Resource:
Brain Resources for Seniors
Notes:
Created by the Dana Foundation this site offers a gateway to information related to brain health, education, and general information for older adults.
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Organization:
The Dana Foundation
Website
Resource:
Experience Corps
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A network of partners, schools and community service organizations in 19 cities across America whose volunteer members work to improve the lives of students by tutoring children who need basic literacy skills; mentoring students who need guidance; partnering with classroom teachers to make schools better places to learn; and creating healthier communities.
Website
Resource:
National Center for Creative Aging
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A national clearinghouse dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and quality of life for older adults. Focuses on three target areas: Health and Wellness; Lifelong Learning; and Community Engagement.
Website
Resource:
Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes: National Resource Center
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Disseminates information on effective educational programming for older learners, and provides information and connections to the current network of 117 lifelong learning institutes throughout the nation.
Book
Author/Presenter:
Alboher, Marci
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Resource:
Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Difference in the Second Half of Life
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Workman Publishing, 2013
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Notes:
Nine million baby boomers have already skipped retirement to enjoy meaningful work instead, and another 31 million are hoping to join them soon. Covering everything those readers will need to know, this road map points to passion, purpose, and a paycheck in the second half of life.
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Organization:
http://encore.org/encore-career-handbook/

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/title/encore-career-handbook/oclc/821262993
Book
Author/Presenter:
Arrien, Angeles
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Resource:
Four-Fold Way: Walking the Paths of the Warrior, Teacher, Healer, and Visionary, The
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993
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Notes:
Offers four archetypal principles of the Native American medicine wheel and discusses how they can help us handle change and navigate life transitions

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/26015172
Book
Author/Presenter:
Arrien, Angeles
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Resource:
Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom, The
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Publisher:
Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2005
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Notes:
Offers a collection of teachings, reflections, and stories from around the world to open us to the challenges and deeper mysteries of "the great crossing" at midlife. Mastering these lessons and gifts can help us harvest the meaning and purpose of our life, and come into our spiritual maturity

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/58846884
Book
Author/Presenter:
Autry, James
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Resource:
Spirit of Retirement: Creating a Life of Meaning and Personal Growth, The
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Publisher:
Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, 2002
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Notes:
Offers insights into how to create a fulfilling path of meaningful endeavors, healthful reflections, and positive outlooks that will help make one's retirement years the most treasured

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/49926736
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bernstein, Alan and Trauth, John
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Resource:
Your Retirement, Your Way: Why It Takes More Than Money to Live Your Dream
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Publisher:
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2007
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Notes:
Introduces a self-assessment system based on the Birkman Method® -- with financial planning tools and step-by-step guidelines -- to help individuals identify personal strengths, needs, and social attributes that will enable them to navigate their way to a more confident 'retirement' that offers both purpose and renewal

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/70866882
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bronfman, Edgar and Whitney, Catherine
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Resource:
Third Act: Reinventing Yourself after Retirement, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: G.P. Putnam, 2002
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Notes:
Presents practical advice from notable leaders including Walter Cronkite, Jimmy Carter, Katharine Graham, Kitty Carlisle Hart and others about enjoying life after retirement. Suggestions include volunteering to expand one's horizons, exercising for longevity, nurturing close family relationships for inspiration, and more

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/49936061

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