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Archive for April, 2010

Dreams Don’t Have to Retire

Question: My 66-year old husband is thinking about retirement.  As owner of a small high-tech company, he has worked hard for the past 40 years.  I am 53 and fear that he will retire at a time when I would like to return to school for a second career as a chaplain.    We’ve had a [...]

On the Trail of Female Pioneers

Question: I am a 66-year-old female theater producer who was active in the women’s movement in the late ‘60s.  My success has been directly influenced Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem and others.  I know the “up” sides of the women’s movement.  Have there been any down sides?  Just curious. 

How to Raise Kids…Again

Question: My wife and I are in our mid-60s and own a small business.  We’ve worked hard all of our lives so we could retire and do what we wanted to do.  We now have full custody of our two grandchildren, 7 and 10 whom we love.  We are committed to provide the best life [...]

What’s New in the Field of Aging

The Aging in America conference captured what’s new in the field of aging. Sponsored by the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging, the conference drew 3,000 professionals wanting to gather new information, connect with colleagues, and forge new professional relationships with the intention of creating better environments, services and policies on [...]