Lifelong Learning Resources

Book
Author/Presenter:
Cantor, Dorothy and Thompson, Andrea
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Resource:
What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up? Starting the Next Chapter of Your Life
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Publisher:
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 2002
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Notes:
Offers advice on how to navigate the career issues surrounding middle age and retirement, offering practical tools and inspirational tips to develop a dynamic plan for the future

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/48846884
Book
Author/Presenter:
Chittister, Joan
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Resource:
Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: BlueBridge, 2008
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Notes:
Looks at the many dimensions of aging and considers the joys of this special stage of life and the rewards of being open to new experiences and new relationships

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/182735248
Book
Author/Presenter:
Civic Ventures
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Resource:
Blueprint for the Next Chapter
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Civic Ventures, 2005
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Notes:
Offers guidance to communities and organizations wanting to develop new approaches that help adults beyond mid-life make choices for their next stage of life, with an emphasis on connecting older adults with opportunities that can make substantive contributions to their communities

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/61193509
Book
Author/Presenter:
Cohen, Gene
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Resource:
Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Basic Books, 2005
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Notes:
Contrary to the long-held belief that our brain power inevitably declines as we age, The Mature Mind argues that there are actually positive changes taking place in our minds, which continue to grow and flourish well into the second half of life

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/61278455
Book
Author/Presenter:
Cohen, Gene
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Resource:
Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Avon Books, 2000
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Notes:
Offers examples of older people who found new careers, unexpected talents, and success. Discusses ways to discover one's own untapped potential for a more satisfying middle and old age

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/42863229
Book
Author/Presenter:
Corbett, David and Higgins, Richard
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Resource:
Portfolio Life: The New Path to Work, Purpose and Passion After 50
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007
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Notes:
Turns two simple ideas into a program for life-enrichment: (1) you can create a life expressly for yourself and (2) the so-called retirement years are the best time to do it

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/70207944
Book
Author/Presenter:
Cullinane, Jan and Fitzgerald, Cathy
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Resource:
New Retirement: The Ultimate Guide to the Rest of Your Life, The
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Publisher:
Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 2008
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Notes:
Offers comprehensive guidance in planning for retirement. Covers financial and tax information; niche lifestyles; travel; and second homes

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/180476370
Book
Author/Presenter:
Gambone, James V
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Resource:
Refirement: A Guide to Midlife and Beyond
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Publisher:
Minneapolis, MN: Kirk House, 2005
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Notes:
Redefines the aging years as an opportunity to leave a valuable leagacy for future generations. Challenges Boomers (and anyone else wishing to redefine retirement) to draw on their root values and experiences to energize their life through the mid-life challenges and beyond

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/77460582
Book
Author/Presenter:
Gardner, Howard; Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly and Damon, William
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Resource:
Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Basic Books, 2001
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Notes:
Discusses what it means to carry out "good work" -- work that is both excellent in quality and socially responsible. Explores this theme in two different professional fields -- genetics (in a self-identified golden age) and journalism (in a self-critical, transitional stage). Concludes that the same "five levers for good work" apply. Discusses how to foster and encourage "good work" in all professions

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/46634327
Book
Author/Presenter:
Goldman, Connie and Mahler, Richard
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Resource:
Secrets of Becoming a Late Bloomer: Staying Creative, Aware, and Involved in Midlife and Beyond
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Publisher:
Minneapolis, MN: Fairview Press, 2007
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Notes:
Combines real-life stories with dozens of practical tips to help individuals make the most of the second-half of their life

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/137222031

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