A gerontologist researcher says his work allows him to connect with “vibrant, engaged, healthy, exciting, and active older people.” He says they live more in the now than other people might believe, and value that.
Not happy with your job? Just wait. A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job.
Video on Today: A program called Senior Corps is showing some of the 60 million Americans age 55 and older that you’re never too old to go back to school. The program places foster grandparents in schools, helping kids in more ways than one.
For most of the 53 years Robert Hellom worked at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, he was a server of dinner and drinks to gala attendees and celebrity visitors, many guests asking for him by name when they arrived at the hotel’s elegant banquet...
It’s the best – and worst – of times for older workers. The unemployment rate for Americans 55 and older is lower than for any other age group the government tracks, and far below the national average.
For 58 years, the doctor was in, charging just five dollars per visit in the small town of Rushville, Ill. Now, the man whose services cost so little but who was treasured so much by his community has closed his doors and retired for good.