In her encore career, Barbara Rady Kazdan writes wry, incisive essays for Next Avenue, BetterAfter50.com, LivingBetter.com and more. This lifelong social entrepreneur and empty nester calls Silver Spring, Md. home.
Essays and travel become this widow's later-in-life passions
Although making friends later in life is difficult, perseverance is worth it
Letting my grandchildren live freely while I joyfully engage in other pursuits
The joys and traumas of not having a schedule anymore
Why this author argues that the seventh decade has a lot going for it
Work & Purpose
The Encore.org CEO on his new book about connecting with younger people
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.