Tag Archive: Continuous learning

Serving Seniors: More than a Ray of Sunshine for Seniors in Poverty

By Paul Downey, President/CEO, Serving Seniors The weather is close to perfect in San Diego, but for many seniors who have to choose between paying rent and buying food, it’s hardly paradise.  Since 1970, Serving Seniors has provided meals, health education, housing, and social services to the most vulnerable seniors in San Diego County.  Our innovative programs and services help seniors in poverty live healthy and fulfilling lives. At the core of Serving Seniors is our robust meal program.  We…
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Workforce50.com Collaborates with The Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences (DLABSS)

I’m thrilled to announce that Workforce50.com will be collaborating with The Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences. As the publisher of Workforce50.com, I already know the great value of our readership and visitor demographic, those folks generally in mid to late career or, roughly speaking, age 50 and up. But it’s great to know that, as a member of our demographic, our views and opinions are not only valued highly, but actually sought out. This is why I have decided to…
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Job Seekers, Get your Career Plan Moving Ahead!

After decades of pursuing one or more careers, it is entirely possible to lose touch with what you are good at and what you actually enjoy doing. Many of us choose a career path well before we are even eligible to vote. Life then happens and we move along year to year tolerating our employment paths and situations. Did you ever dream about enjoying or finding meaning in what you work at every day? Are you faced with career transition…
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Pah-leaze… don’t be “A Decider” in your later years

I have to confess, the line that really caught my attention in this article was the reference to our president, “the Decider”, and the statement that “to decide is to kill off all possibilities but one.”  It turns out that we, as complex human beings, really can improve, not just maintain, the health of our brains as we age.  In The New York Times on May 4th (Can You Become a Creature of New Habits?), Janet Rae-Dupree challenges us to…
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