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2014-01-20 23:24:46

The popular website for grandparents and baby boomers looks at encore careers and how to turn passions and hobbies into a new career that you can do from home and will subsidies your retirement income. (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Grandma’s Delights has researched encore careers and how to promote them on the internet for grandparents and baby boomers in a new guide on its website. The great revolution they say is that the next generation of retirees will be the first who are fully computer...

2010-11-12 07:12:00

Purpose Prizes Honor Americans Over Age 60 for Making an Extraordinary Impact in their Encore Careers PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Civic Ventures today announced that Larry Hochendoner , from Harrisburg and Philadelphia, is a 2010 Purpose Prize Fellow. Hochendoner was recognized as a social entrepreneur over 60 who, in his encore careers, is using his experience and passion to make an extraordinary impact on society's biggest challenges. Now in its fifth year,...

2010-11-12 00:00:50

Childs is awarded the 2010 Purpose Prize for the work he initiated in 2000 through Africa Bridge, an Oregon nonprofit that assists vulnerable children and children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in rural Tanzania. The work of Africa Bridge is premised on listening to the children. It's through children that Africa Bridge is able to glean authentic needs and implement integrated, sustainable development projects embraced by entire villages. Marylhurst, OR (PRWEB) November 10, 2010 Africa Bridge...

2008-10-01 00:13:57

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With the economy in flux and 401-K plans losing value every day, more and more baby boomers realize that they will need to continue working much longer than they ever expected, and they're rethinking how they want to spend those years, according to Joan Strewler-Carter and Stephen Carter, co-founders of the Life Options Institute, an organization dedicated to helping people plan for life after age 50. "During this economic downturn, boomers should take pause...

2008-06-19 12:01:06

Baby boomers are looking to give back to society in their later years, a study by a San Francisco group indicates. A telephone and Internet survey by civicventures.org found that millions of people who came of age in the 1960s are either quitting their old jobs or coming out of retirement into new careers that aim to contribute to society, USA Today reported Thursday. MetLife Foundation and San Francisco Civic Ventures collaborated on the study that indicated that 6 percent to 9.5 percent...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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