Volunteering – Make A Difference Day Is Saturday October 27

volunteersUSA Weekend Magazine and Points of Light for more than 20 years have joined together to sponsor Make A Difference Day, the largest national day of community service.  This year it will take place on Saturday October 27.  Everyone is encouraged to get involved with some volunteering project on that day. It’s a timely reminder of the importance of volunteers in society and seniors can be a big part of this volunteerism movement as you will see in what follows.  Continue reading “Volunteering – Make A Difference Day Is Saturday October 27”

Your second career will be better

Many reaching what is normally thought of as the age of retirement, say fifty five years old or so, are now deciding to take up a second career.  That may be due to force of circumstances or may be a conscious determination to do something completely different.  In either case, it is important to realistically compare the career choices before making the plunge. Continue reading “Your second career will be better”

The Ship Is Launched

Writing the very first post in a new blog is always very daunting.  How can you prepare your audience for what is to come?  With a somewhat enigmatic title like Senior Jobs Memos, how can you guess where this may go.  It struck me that it’s almost like being at the launching of a ship.  Continue reading “The Ship Is Launched”