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Living Longer

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Living Longer

Panelists Jo Ann Davidson, Fred Ransier, Phil Cass, Cynthia Lazarus and Joyce Craddock at Next Avenue CBus’ launch event “Retiring Retirement—New Paths for 50 and Beyond” discuss the power of carpe diem – seizing those opportunities as they present themselves as you get older. Aging doesn’t mean a loss of youth, but the start of [...]

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Retirement

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Retirement

Panelists at WOSU Public Media’s Next Avenue CBus kickoff event discuss retiring the word “retirement”. Cynthia Lazarus, Jo Ann Davidson and Joyce Craddock discuss that the long-held perceptions of retirement need to be debunked and a new paradigm established: retirement that means growth, learning and new opportunities.

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A New View

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
A New View

Life has changed. Immigration has become an educational opportunity. How does one get asylum, what steps are necessary to acquire an employment card, when can citizenship be obtained, and what steps are necessary for a person to feel safe within their environment?

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Maybe You’re Not Being Heard

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Maybe You’re Not Being Heard

“Blindness cuts us off from things, but deafness cuts us off from people.” — Helen Keller Frustration clouds my focus when a presenter/speaker fails to use a microphone.  I’ve experienced total hearing loss in one ear since age 28 and I can’t tell you how often I’ve been required to “fill in the blanks” when [...]

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Navigating the 3rd / 3rd of Your Life

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Navigating the 3rd / 3rd of Your Life

Join WOSU Public Media for “Navigating the 3rd / 3rd of Your Life” Workshop. Featuring executive coaches John Schuster and Jan Allen.

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Go for Mediocrity!

| September 25, 2014 | 1 Comment
Go for Mediocrity!

Ah, you’re finally retired—or on your way there! Think back over the past twenty years. Did you promise to write that book you always dreamed of authoring? Have you always desired for the most fashionable art gallery in town to feature you exclusively in a month-long exhibition? Were there other similar passions you planned to follow, but [...]

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Great Hopes and High Expectations

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Great Hopes and High Expectations

When retiring, do not over schedule or over commit. Take the time to set priorities and do not be afraid to say no. Always find ways to enjoy the day, even if the weather is gloomy. Laugh a lot at yourself or with others. Contact people who matter to you. Relax and enjoy, who knows, there may even be time for volunteer work.

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At Any Age, You Are Far More Capable—Prove It!

| September 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
At Any Age, You Are Far More Capable—Prove It!

As embarrassing as it is to admit, I remember being 17 and thinking that turning 30 would be the pinnacle of one’s life. Moreover, I thought that beyond age 30 it was all downhill, not even worthy of contemplating. Where did that foolish idea come from? Decades later, it’s obvious to me that as we [...]

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The Boomer List coming to WOSU TV from American Masters

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Boomer List coming to WOSU TV from American Masters

From the time of its birth, the baby boomer generation (1946-1964) has significantly and uniquely changed our world. 2014 marks an important shift in American culture, as the last boomers turn 50.

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Next Avenue wants your Opinion

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Next Avenue wants your Opinion

Next Avenue, the national PBS website, supported by a grant from The SCAN Foundation, has launched a special series to cover topics central to maintaining independence and choice as we age. We want to understand what would improve life for many of us as we grow older.

That’s where you come in.

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