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Standing Out at Work

The Surprising Truth About Older Workers

Learn why the strengths of older workers can make them a more valuable asset in the workforce

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Trailblazing CEO Mary Barra

The head of General Motors talks about women and boomers in the workforce

Quiz: Experienced Workforce

Test your knowledge on why older workers are so valuable

Work and Caregiving

A working caregiver shares how to juggle maintaining a job while taking care of loved ones


Networking Tips

How to Find a Mentor

Ever wonder if a mentor can help you get ahead? Kerry Hannon gives advice on where to look

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Career Advice

Tips for Career Changers

Follow these steps to start pursuing your passion

Should I Make a Career Move?

Relocating can be a challenge, so before you make a commitment, make sure to do your research

Phasing Into Retirement

How to happily transition from full-time employment to part-time work

Programs & Initiatives

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Juggling Work and Caregiving

Caregiving can be stressful. Read Amy Goyer's "Juggling Work and Caregiving" to learn the day-to-day coping techniques best suited for caregivers

Refire! Don't Retire

Read Ken Blanchard and Morton Shaevitz's "Refire Don't Retire" 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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