Life After 50 Options Resources

Website
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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.
Book
Author/Presenter:
Achenbaum, W. Andrew
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Resource:
Older Americans, Vital Communities: A Bold Vision for Societal Aging
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Publisher:
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005
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Invites people of all ages to think more boldly about what they will do with the long lives ahead of them. Encourages young people to consider their place in life's social and chronological trajectory, and calls on Baby Boomers to create institutional structures that promote productive, vital growth for the common good

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/57965775
Book
Author/Presenter:
Anthony, Mitch
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Resource:
New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams...at Any Age You Want, The
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Publisher:
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2008
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Discusses how most people won't experience the same retirement as their parents, nor is that what they necessarily want. Explores how to pursue retirement goals at one's own pace, on one's own terms regardless of age

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/402405608
Book
Author/Presenter:
Autry, James
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Resource:
Spirit of Retirement: Creating a Life of Meaning and Personal Growth, The
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Publisher:
Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, 2002
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Offers insights into how to create a fulfilling path of meaningful endeavors, healthful reflections, and positive outlooks that will help make one's retirement years the most treasured

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/49926736
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bell, Jeanne; Moyers, Richard and Wolfred, Timothy R
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Daring to Lead 2006: A National Study of Nonprofit Executive Leadership
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: CompassPoint/MeyerFoundation, 2006
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Raises important questions about the future executive leadership of nonprofit organizations and suggests the need for boards of directors, grantmakers, and other stakeholders to focus on supporting and sustaining the best current executives, developing the next cohort of leaders, and preparing for inevitable executive transitions

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/74496220
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bernstein, Alan and Trauth, John
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Resource:
Your Retirement, Your Way: Why It Takes More Than Money to Live Your Dream
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Publisher:
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2007
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Introduces a self-assessment system based on the Birkman Method® -- with financial planning tools and step-by-step guidelines -- to help individuals identify personal strengths, needs, and social attributes that will enable them to navigate their way to a more confident 'retirement' that offers both purpose and renewal

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/70866882
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bornstein, David
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Resource:
How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2004
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Explores the world of the social entrepreneur -- those driven, creative individuals who question the status quo, exploit new opportunities, refuse to give up, and remake the world for the better. Profiles such men and women from around the world who have found innovative solutions to a wide variety of social and economic problems

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/52271477
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bortz, Walter M
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Resource:
Living Longer for Dummies
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Hungry Minds, 2001
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Explains the aging process, and suggests ways to eat healthy, cope with diseases and medical emergenices, and maintain physical and psychological well-being in order to increase longevity

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/46795280
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bortz, Walter M
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Resource:
We Live Too Short and Die Too Long: How to Achieve and Enjoy Your Natural 100-Year-Plus Life Span
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Select Books Inc, 2008
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Challenges the assumptions about how we age, and discusses how we are physiologically designed to live 100+ years. Explores how the 'wear and tear' of age is not really age at all but the result of mental disuse and sedentary lifestyles

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/209790691

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