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Celebrating Our Vets

These 8 vets followed their passions after their tours of duty

Digital Entreprenuers Over 50

Technology Whiz Kids Over 50

Meet five innovators who are among a wave of older, digital entrepreneurs

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Make Money Using Your Natural Talents

AARP expert Kerry Hannon tells you how to leverage your unique skills to earn extra money

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Now, for My Next Act ... a Career Change

A career change for these boomers came about with employers’ help and transition opportunities

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Tools to Find Work You'll Love

Work Reimagined provides a step-by-step guide to determining what your particular calling is.


Reimagine Your Life

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Life Reimagined

This is a vision, a methodology, and a community that helps people rediscover what truly matters and focus on what they really want to do. The Life Reimagined Institute provides the thought leadership and program development that guides and fuels the Life Reimagined experience. It provides a place, online and offline, where all people are empowered to define and shape their lives.

Nonprofit Second Careers

See how personal experiences gave four entrepreneurs the drive to reimagine their lives

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Help make a difference in your world by volunteering and giving back to your community

Work and Retirement Online Communities

Connect online with others with similar interests, experiences and needs

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Volunteer Today With AARP Foundation

Help bring relief to seniors who are struggling to meet their basic needs

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AARP Foundation: Back to Work 50+

This program connects 50+ workers with the information, training, support, work experience, and employer access they need to get back into the workforce.

  • Future of Work

    A Public Policy Institute multiyear initiative to examine the new work reality, discuss how workers can adapt to the challenges of today and be prepared for the workplace of tomorrow.

  • Business Case for Workers 50+

    This 2015 study reveals that experienced workers provide value to employers through high engagement, lower turnover, strong work ethic and professionalism.

  • Life Reimagined

    This is a vision, a methodology, and a community that helps people rediscover what truly matters and focus on what they really want to do.


Uncover Your Calling

Use "Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling" to figure out what you're meant to do with your gifts and what best enables you to experience fulfillment in all phases of your life

Refire! Don't Retire

Read Ken Blanchard and Morton Shaevitz's "Refire" for a humorous and practical guide on how to lead a fulfilling second half of life

Great Jobs for Everyone 50+

Get the latest how-to guide "Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy ... And Pays the Bills" to find profitable, fulfilling work after 50

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