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    This came in recently, and we think it is a tremendous business idea — one of the best we have ever seen: Concierge Services for Older Adults. The need is obvious: helping an older adult who is aging in place to navigate the plethora of documents and forms they...
    Stocking Up The world today is filled with risks everywhere we look. This has given younger people some pause when thinking about investing. We, however, have been through a lot, and seem to have a better view of the long game. For us, the very nature of what it means...
    Jessica Jackley will be part of the Conscious Capitalism panel at YBL (Your Best Life) conference June 11 in Los Angeles. Positive Finance Jessica Jackley likes to make a difference. She is best known as a co-founder of Kiva, one of the world's crowdfunding websites, which has facilitated over $1B in...
    The world of hiring and job search is constantly evolving. We caught up by phone with one of the experts in the field, and YBL (Your Best Life) speaker David Cooley. As the career coach at UCLA Anderson School of Management and owner of Cooley Career and Executive Coaching,...
    AGEIST: Do you see gender differences in hiring over 50?Diane Flynn: My primary demographic at ReBoot Accel is women re-entering the workforce. Many are over 50, and they have 3 strikes against them. They face gender bias, age bias, and pause bias. So yes, I definitely see how challenging it...
    Many of us wonder: Could I have a creative career? How would I sustain myself? Should I just jump and hope everything will work out? We asked Robert Bentley, 68, who has a thriving dual focus, his business and his art, how he balances the two pursuits.AGEIST: When did...
    There is a wonderful fairy tale that goes like this: Brilliant college student in posh Ivy League dorm room creates an irresistible startup in his spare time, quits college to run his new shiny enterprise, raises billions in funding and promptly changes the world. Wonderful. Except that, apart from 3...
    Women our age are leading the push in starting new businesses. We will be having a number of these north star female entrepreneurs speaking at YBL on how they started a successful business at an age their parents may have retired. Today we catch up with Susan Feldman who founded...
    Our career columnist,  John Tarnoff is here with this month's insights on winning strategies for landing a job. Struggling with a Job Search? The common threads in this month's career-related comments on the AGEIST group reflect the sense of desperation, frustration, and anger people our age experience navigating the job search...
    Scenes from the front lines of a mad, mad ageist world By Sheri Radel RosenbergThe industry I've called home for many years, advertising, has always been notoriously youth obsessed. Chasing the latest demographic with an alphabet letter has been the standard operating procedure since I entered the business in the...
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