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Working After Retirement
Jul26

Working After Retirement

In recent years encore careers, or jobs that older individuals work after retirement, have become much more common. In fact, so many baby boomers are working after retirement that an estimated 54% of workers 60 or older plan to continue working in some capacity past retirement. As you enter the later stages of your life, you should be proud of the work you have done thus far! However, people often find themselves drawn back to work...

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Should you Quit your Job to Become a Caregiver?
May19

Should you Quit your Job to Become a Caregiver?

Most adult children do what they can to help elderly parents as they age and need more assistance. It’s usually just an instinct to be there for them after all those years that they were there for you. But, as they continue to age and their health deteriorates, you might feel that you are needed more and more. Do you quit your job to become a caregiver? Before you make the decision, there are a few things you should consider that a...

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6 Tips for Caregiver Work-Life Balance
Apr13

6 Tips for Caregiver Work-Life Balance

Caregiver work-life balance often takes a back seat to work responsibilities, your senior’s health, and other life tasks. But in all honesty, it should be a priority. Sure, you might feel confident about your overloaded to-do list at first, but soon you’ll start to feel out of balance both physically and mentally. Unlike some other jobs, caregivers often develop an emotional connection and it can be harder to separate work and life. 6...

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8 Work From Home Jobs For Caregivers
Jan19

8 Work From Home Jobs For Caregivers

The transition from family member to caregiver can be a difficult one. Balancing work, family, and caregiving for your loved one can put not just a mental burden on yourself, but a financial one as well. Many caregivers will opt to quit their current jobs to find a more flexible, home-based career. Almost 4 million employees work from home, so it’s no surprise that many caregivers are looking towards these jobs to provide a steady...

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Senior Work-Life Balance | Keeping Busy
Jan04

Senior Work-Life Balance | Keeping Busy

Productivity doesn’t have to end with age. With seniors living longer and healthier lives, not everyone can afford or even prefers and early retirement! Maybe you’re staying at your job, looking for a late-career change, or even considering getting back to work. Whatever your reasoning, we’ll discuss some tips that can help make sure you’re getting the right senior work-life balance. According to a CareerBuilder survey,...

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