Life After 50 Options Resources

Book
Author/Presenter:
Freudenheim, Ellen
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Resource:
Looking Forward: An Optimist's Guide to Retirement
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2004
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Notes:
Offers cheery, encouraging guidance to people who want to make the most out of their post-retirement life. Coverage of financial issues is weak but several topics often ignored in other such books are included -- such as a look at spirituality and volunteerism

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/55746618
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:
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:
Hankin, Harriet
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Resource:
New Workforce: Five Sweeping Trends That Will Shape Your Company's Future, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: AMACOM, American Management Association, 2005
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Notes:
Identifies significant demographic changes in the workforce such as increasing diversity, longer life expectancies, new household types and a desire for 'work with purpose.' Outlines the implications of these trends and explores the consequences to recruitment, retention, compensation, work schedules, benefits and retirement

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/57032505
Book
Author/Presenter:
Hudson, Frederic M. and McLean, Pamela D
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Resource:
Life Launch: A Passionate Guide to the Rest of Your Life
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Publisher:
Santa Barbara, CA: Hudson Institute Press, 2000
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Notes:
Discusses how each new chapter of life requires a fresh vision, new plans, and inner courage to shift gears from yesterday's commitments to tomorrows possibilities. Argues that society used to tailor life stages with established paths for adult life but no longer. Offers a set of tools to help individuals author their own purposeful lives

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/32415134
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
Book
Author/Presenter:
Leider, Richard and Shapiro, David
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Resource:
Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2004
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Notes:
Offers guidance in actively undertaking an internal, spiritual search for the purpose of one’s older years, utilizing the wisdom obtained in the first half of life

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/54775253
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
Book
Author/Presenter:
Lowell, Stephanie
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Resource:
Harvard Business School Guide to Careers in the Nonprofit Sector, The
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Publisher:
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School, 2000
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Notes:
Discusses management careers in arts and culture, community economic development, education, environment, foundations, government, health care, international aid and economic development, social services, social purpose businesses, and socially responsible business/corporate community relations

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/45734166

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