Life After 50 Options Resources

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Senior Friendly Libraries
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An online blog that provides resources and discussion about library services to older adults.
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SCORE: Service Corps for Retired Executives
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This nonprofit association is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Because their work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and a network of 13,000+ volunteers, they are able to deliver services at no or very low cost. Their 364 chapters hold events and workshops locally across the U.S. and its territories, and match up entrepreneurs with local, volunteer mentors who have business experience in 62+ industries.
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SHiFT: Move to Meaning in Life and Work
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A network offering support to people in mid-life transitions who seek greater meaning in life and work.
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Tempe Connections
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This program of the Friends of the Tempe Public Library provides adults with opportunities to discover new purpose through access to a wide range of educational programs for ongoing intellectual stimulation, supportive planning for a variety of life changes, and volunteer participation to effect positive community change.
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The Intergenerational Center
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Strengthens communities by bringing generations together to address critical concerns and creating opportunities for lifelong civic engagement. The Center is part of the College of Health Professions and Social Work at Temple University.
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2 Young 2 Retire: 100 Ways to Love the Rest of Your Life
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Based on the book, Too Young to Retire, this site offers certified 2young2retire facilitators to help you figure out the rest of your life.
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Urban Libraries Council
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As a membership organization of North America's premier public library systems and the organizations that serve them, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) serves as a forum for thought leaders sharing best practices resulting from targeted research, education and emerging trends. ULC programs are recognized for creating new frameworks that invigorate public libraries and their communities, with initiatives in four strategic areas: 1) enhancing recognition of the strategic value of the 21st century library as an essential asset within the community, 2) leading education and lifelong learning initiatives in public libraries, 3) spearheading new research that supports the digital evolution, and 4) building libraries’ capacity to serve as a key partner for local sustainability.
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Administration on Aging
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Offers a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.
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Vital Aging Network
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Promotes self-determination, civic engagement, and personal growth for people as they age, through education, leadership development, and opportunities for connection. Also offers a Vital Communities Toolkit that helps planners measure their communities against key assets that support vital aging.
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WomanSage
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Provides opportunities and education to enhance and empower older women - their families, careers and communities.

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