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About ageist stereotypes, self-perceptions and our future
A midlife degree can help you professionally and personally
Getting a degree or certificate won’t guarantee a job. Here's what you need to know to increase your chances of finding new work.
Inexpensive online classrooms and videos are giving higher ed a run for its money — and boomers are flocking to them
A government study provides some answers — and offers possible solutions
Plus 50 classes focus on helping older students find jobs — and thrive
8 lessons from the author of 'Midlife: A Philosophical Guide'
Aging experts say we need to rethink forcing people out due to their age
Inexpensive certificate programs let you brush up your skills or pick up new ones
Help for switching jobs, changing careers or enjoying work more
It's become sunnier, say labor experts, but the future is cloudy
A fascinating new book finds that female professionals in this age group are satisfied with their jobs and lives
Many need or want to. Here's what may be necessary to do it.
The critical lessons I learned, and what you need to know if you return to school
The Life Stories Exercise helps uncover what you love to do and do well
A new podcast explores work and career issues for people over 50
Money & Security
50 percent of those 65+ are 'rent burdened,' says a Pew report
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
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