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Leonard Cohen, 80, And Tony Bennett, 88, Top Album Charts

Leonard Cohen, 80, And Tony Bennett, 88, Top Album Charts | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
Canadians are hardly slouches in the international music world. Much like Sweden and Jamaica, we punch well above our weight. But mostly one hears about the successes of younger artists like Drake, Bieber, Deadmau5 and Arcade Fire.

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"re-entering the charts"!

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What You Should Know About the 50+ Job Market

What You Should Know About the 50+ Job Market | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
The U.S. labor market for older workers has been improving recently. The future, though, offers some reason for concern.
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some cautious optimism for the 50+ job seeker..

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(Reminder)August 12: “5 Tips to Battle Ageism” Webinar Plus podcast - maclizsmith@gmail.com - Gmail

(Reminder)August 12: “5 Tips to Battle Ageism” Webinar Plus podcast - maclizsmith@gmail.com - Gmail | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
Google's approach to email
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New Roles, Few Rules: Nonprofit Leaders Charting New Territory | Encore.org

New Roles, Few Rules: Nonprofit Leaders Charting New Territory | Encore.org | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
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purpose yourself!!!

 

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Many workers put off retirement, take 'encore' jobs

Many workers put off retirement, take 'encore' jobs | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim.
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Encore Careers Marry Money and Meaning

Encore Careers Marry Money and Meaning | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
With midlife often comes a search for meaning—and many are finding it in a second career.
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have you faced age bias?

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Securities America 2014 Connect! Educates and Inspires - WSJ.com

Securities America 2014 Connect! Educates and Inspires - WSJ.com | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
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Spotted a new bit of branding in this article - "the encore economy". Check it out!!

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Book Review: 'The Upside of Aging'

Book Review: 'The Upside of Aging' | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it

side!!The Upside of Aging: How Long Life Is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy and Purpose By Paul Irving (Wiley, 270 pages, $39.95) There's something exciting and energizing about watching a

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let's look to the upside!!!

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The word retirement should be retired - The Daily Star

The Daily Star The word retirement should be retired The Daily Star Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus lights the inaugural lamp at the 12th Global Conference of the International Federation on Ageing at Hyderabad in India while Deputy Chief...
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Why learning new skills is a job for life - news - TES

Why learning new skills is a job for life - news - TES | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
With pensions dwindling and the employment market in constant flux, an ageing population needs adult education like never before (Why learning new skills is a job for life: an ageing population needs adult education like never before
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Rethinking retirement? Strategies for staying in the game and in demand

Rethinking retirement? Strategies for staying in the game and in demand | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
Rethinking retirement? Strategies for staying in the game and in demand - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com
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Increasingly people are working longer in their workplaces in the industrialized world - this story offers some very practical advice.

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Back to School for Boomer Travellers - everythingzoomer

Back to School for Boomer Travellers - everythingzoomer | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
Kids aren’t the only ones going back to school this fall. Savvy travellers of a more mature age can pack their bags and set off for classrooms at home and around the world.
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satisfy yearning and learning!

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Interns Over 40

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Visit Interns Over 40 today to learn the tools to evaluate your career skills and preferences and to find and start a new career.
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Our Aging Workforce - An Opportunity or a Burden?

Our Aging Workforce - An Opportunity or a Burden? | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
Between 1990 and 2010, the percentage of people 65 and older in the workforce increased from 12.1 percent to 16.1 percent. Today, adults 55 and older are the fastest-growing segment of the workforc...
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Older Americans take ‘encore’ jobs

Older Americans take ‘encore’ jobs | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim.He polished his LinkedIn profile and networked like crazy. But his yearlong job search yielded only a handful of interviews and no offers.So he shifted gears, embarking on an “encore” career by working part time at a child and family services organization in San Bernardino, Califo...
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Bravo Fred!

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Brad Allen: Retirees are writing their own second acts

Brad Allen: Retirees are writing their own second acts | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it

What's your second act????If America is a land of second acts, then baby boomers are writing the script — one character, one scene at a time

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What's your second act??

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10 Incredibly Simple Ways To Exercise Your Brain

10 Incredibly Simple Ways To Exercise Your Brain | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
It may start to feel like your brain is slowing down, that you're becoming forgetful or are just unable to solve word puzzles as quickly as you used to. While we can't reverse the process of aging, health experts say it's never too late to start exercising the brain.
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Let's give them a try!!

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My industry is in decline. How do I find a new career?

My industry is in decline. How do I find a new career? | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
I’m too young for early retirement and too old to start at the bottom again
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some useful advice

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SCORE: You're never too old to take a chance on something new - Arizona Daily Sun

SCORE: You're never too old to take a chance on something new - Arizona Daily Sun | Staying in the Game | Scoop.it
SCORE: You're never too old to take a chance on something new
Arizona Daily Sun
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people age 65 and older make up the biggest percentage of self-employed workers.
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interesting insight!

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Older Adults and Work

Dr. Robert Riekse and Dr. Henry Holstege, co-editors of "Introduction to Aging: A Positive, Interdisciplinary Approach," discuss older adults as employees an...
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