Life After 50 Options Resources

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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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Coming of Age
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This Philadelphia-based initiative helps people 50+ explore their future by connecting and contributing through opportunities, both paid and unpaid, in their communities. The initiative also provides training to nonprofits about how to build their capacity to capture the energy and expertise of this population.
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International Longevity Center
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Based at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, this Center serves as a research and educational hub for understanding and addressing issues in science, policy, and practice related to healthy aging and the larger implications for society of a longer life span.

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