An assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and one of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging, Ofer Sharone is a leading researcher on career transitions, job searching and unemployment. He is the author of Flawed System Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences. Sharone and other MIT-based scholars have begun the Institute for Career Transitions, a nonprofit aimed at generating effective strategies, offering practical support and increasing public understanding of challenges facing professionals in career transition.
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A PBS series reunites people whose lives crossed at "pivotal moments"
This special report will cover topics around health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.