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    Whatever I Thought I Was Supposed to Be at This Age is Not What I Am and That’s Okay

    by Lee Sachs.In 1996 I got a job at a dotcom place in New York City’s “Silicon Alley.” You know, California has Silicon Valley -- valley’s connoting rolling hills and redwood forests -- and New York has alleys where crackheads get shot. This was my first full-time job and I...

    Cannabis Tea and Menopause. Can It Help?

    Having unexpectedly co-founded a cannabis company at age 52 (how’s that for a conversation starter), one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is if cannabis can help with the symptoms of menopause. The answer is yes, it can.But before I start promising a panacea that banishes hot flashes...

    “Here comes my 19th nervous breakdown”

    I needed a cabana boy with a tropical drink. I needed a Xanax. I was at the top of the steps, considering jumping (there were only two).I was on the verge of a psycho-technological breakdown...the 21st century replacement to the good old-fashioned nervous breakdown. Wasn't it easier when family...

    8 Resume Tips for Experienced Job Seekers

    Experienced Professionals and ResumesAre you in your mid-career? What does that even mean? Is it 10+ years of experience or 20+ years of experience? For some job seekers, "mid-career" can be a nice way to phrase, “I have a lot of experience and now no one will hire me”...

    Cougarism Revisited

    I am having a reversal of critical thinking on being a Cougar. It’s beginning to seem like smart life planning. Flat abs vs flabby — who wouldn’t want to look at that coming out of the shower? A man who doesn’t require a medical alert necklace like my dates....

    I Am: One Voice of Women 55+. Portraits of Courage, Vulnerability and Wisdom

     Photographer Bob Stevens' glorious new project dealing with the strength of over-55-year-old women was something that as soon as we saw it, we knew we had to publish. Below are Bob's words of why he decided to do it, and what he learned from these amazing women.The working title...

    Ancient History

    One of the surest ways to seem irrelevant is to be speaking about what happened in the long-ago past, especially of our work lives. Many of us have had long, successful careers. We think our job history has great value, and it does, but it can also be a...

    Marketing to over 50s: Ditch the stereotypes for more gain and less pain

    By Rosemary BointonRecently, Saga, the UK based pioneer of companies aimed purely at over 50s, announced dire results for the year ending January 2019, despite having built up a huge business over its 60+ years of existence.  Saga should know its audience. It has more than 2 million over...

    Should You Snub the Botox? Thoughts From a Former Revlon Model

    Ed: There is considerable difference of opinion on what is beauty, what is the right amount of self maintenance, and what as an organization we should be promoting. There are a lot of pros and cons out there; Paulina Porizkova’s posts are especially thought provoking. This is a tricky,...

    Age of Wonder: AGEIST Cover Story in Catalyst Magazine

    Catalyst magazine recently ran a cover story in their July 2019 issue titled "Age of Wonder: Diverse, Vibrant, Wealthy — Why Older Consumers Are Still Woefully Underserved" by Lucy Handley (@LucyHandley).  It shares how David Stewart, Founder & CEO of AGEIST, started his consultancy and online publication after being...
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