Life After 50 Options Resources

Book
Author/Presenter:
Everett, Melissa
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Resource:
Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers for an Era of Interdependence
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Publisher:
Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2007
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Notes:
Offers guidance about how to build a work life based on principled choices and an entrepreneurial attitude

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/175282707
Book
Author/Presenter:
Freedman, Marc
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Resource:
Prime Time: How Baby Boomers Will Revolutionize Retirement and Transform America
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Public Affairs, 1999
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Notes:
Contends that drastic social changes must be made to adjust to the coming demographic shifts in America. Within the next 50 years, based on current life expectancy, the number of people age 65 and older will surpass the number of people under age 18. Advocates the development of new institutions such as a Center for Unretirement, to help prepare people for new careers; an Institute for Learning in Retirement; and Experience Corps, to let older workers teach and help others in a variety of fields

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/246608679
Book
Author/Presenter:
Freedman, Marc
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Resource:
The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Public Affairs, 2011
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Notes:
Makes an impassioned call to recognize and embrace an entirely new life stage in the human life span -- a unique period between mid-life and old age when people can make monumental contributions to the well-being of society
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Organization:
www.encore.org

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/676798804
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
Brief
Author/Presenter:
Hayutin, Adele; Dietz, Miranda and Mitchell, Lillian
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Resource:
New Realities of an Older America; Challenges, Changes and Questions
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Publisher:
Palo Alto, CA: Stanford Center on Longevity, 2010
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Notes:
Discusses the nature and changing development of the human life span, looking for innovative ways to use science and technology to solve problems of people over 50 and improve the well-being of people of all ages.
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Organization:
longevity3.stanford.edu/
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
Brief
Author/Presenter:
Johnson, Christopher; et al
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Resource:
50+ Volunteering: Working for Stronger Communities
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Publisher:
Washington, DC: Points of Light Foundation, 2004
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Notes:
Provides effective practices, tips and suggestions to create volunteer opportunities that will attract and sustain older adult volunteers, ages 50+.

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