Lifelong Learning Resources

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
Book
Author/Presenter:
Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
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Resource:
Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years after 50, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2009
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Notes:
Challenges the still-prevailing and anachronistic images of aging by documenting and revealing the ways in which the years between ages fifty and seventy-five (the third chapter) may, in fact, be the most transformative and generative time in a person's life

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/233635063
Book
Author/Presenter:
Leider, Richard and Shapiro, David
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Resource:
Something to Live For: Finding Your Way in the Second Half of Life
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2008
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Notes:
Discusses how to live authentically and wholeheartedly in the second half of life and, in doing so, find ways to both enjoy the world and make a meaningful contribution

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/225442481
Brief
Author/Presenter:
Levien, Roger
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Resource:
Confronting the Future: Strategic Visions for the 21st Century Public Library
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Publisher:
Chicago, IL: American Library Association, Office for Information Technology Policy, 2011
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Notes:
Discusses the formidable challenges facing public libraries in the 21st century. Offers insights into how libraries will need to rapidly evolve to meet these challenges.
Book
Author/Presenter:
Levine, Suzanne
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Resource:
Inventing the Rest of Our Lives: Women in Second Adulthood
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Viking, 2005
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Notes:
Offers insights into how to render the second half of life a period of accomplishment, passion, and self-discovery

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/55109172

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