Acts of Self-Empowerment for Third Chapter Success

I recently came across a 2015 article about aging and self-empowerment. Paul Irving, the author of the article was arguing that “standing up to negative age bias can be a powerful first step toward having a fulfilling and productive Third Chapter of Life.”It is important that we recognize and work to counter negative attitudes about aging in the workplace and in our communities. Negative attitudes about aging can create roadblocks in the workplace and in communities. Even more challenging is that once we start picking up on negative attitudes about our age, we are more likely to internalize those attitudes.…

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Want Personal or Professional Growth? Lifelong Learning Opportunities Are Plentiful for Those Over 50

In 2015, Doreetha Daniels received her associate degree in social sciences from the College of the Canyons at the age of 99 years old. She earned her degree because she wanted to fulfill a dream of getting an education and to “better herself.” Gone are the days when learning was often thought of as something young people were obliged to do. Now we know that lifelong learning can be enjoyable and increase our sense of confidence and well-being. Further, it can potentially help keep us sharp and engaged as we age. Amazing Free Learning Opportunities Fortunately, we are living in…

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