Life After 50 Options Resources

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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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AARP Research Center
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Offers national and state-based research on the needs, interests and concerns of mid-life and older adults.
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Age Wave
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One of the nation’s thought leaders on population aging and its profound business, social, healthcare, financial, workforce and cultural implications.
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American Society on Aging
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Develops leadership, knowledge and skills to address the challenges and opportunities of a diverse aging society. Membership is multidisciplinary and inclusive of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging.
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Core Bibliography Information Guide for the Bonus Years
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This Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records database provides information about books, articles, and website that can help guide individuals looking to "give back" to their communities and add meaning to their lives.
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Bridgestar
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Provides a nonprofit management job board, content, and tools designed to help nonprofit organizations build strong leadership teams and individuals pursue career paths as nonprofit leaders.
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Center on Aging, Health & Humanities, The
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An online network for George Washington University faculty and others who are working to improve the lives and health of older persons through education, research, and work in clinical arenas, with the inclusion of the humanities and creative arts to promote healing and wellness throughout the life span.

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