Category Archives: Working

Job Opening at EngAGE: Programs Director at NoHo Senior Arts Colony

Would you like to work for EngAGE? We’re looking for someone to be Programs Director at NoHo Senior Arts Colony, one of our beautiful flagship properties. Get the details here on our website. Deadline to apply is 11/15. This is … Continue reading

Posted in FYI, Working | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Job Opening at EngAGE: Programs Director at NoHo Senior Arts Colony

Would you like to work for EngAGE? We’re looking for someone to be Programs Director at NoHo Senior Arts Colony, one of our beautiful flagship properties. Get the details here on our website. Deadline to apply is 11/15. This is … Continue reading

Posted in FYI, Working | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Older Women Face Workplace Problems

  If you’re an older woman who’s trying to hold onto a job or looking for a new one, you may face some harsh realities.   Older Women Are Being Forced Out of the Workforce by Lauren Stiller Rikleen in Harvard Business Review: … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Exploring Creative Well-Being Symposium at NoHo Senior Arts Colony 3/8

Open to all!  

Posted in Acting, Art/Architecture, Community News, Dance, Events, Film/Television/Radio, Music, News in the Arts, NoHo Senior Arts Colony, Theater, Video, Working, Writing/Storytelling | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Six “Purpose Prize” Winners Announced by Encore.Org

The six 2015 winners of The Purpose Prize from Encore.Org have been announced by Purpose Prize Director Eunice Lin Nichols. EngAGE congratulates these exceptional people whose “second acts” are making significant contributions to the world: Journalist Laurie Ahern, 61, became … Continue reading

Posted in FYI, Working | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Value of Older Workers

We wrote a post about Barbara Beskind almost two years ago, but she’s still making news: “At 91, Barbara Beskind is three times the age of many of the people around the table. She was hired at IDEO (a design and … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Is Mandatory Retirement Age an Obsolete Concept?

There was a time when retirement meant limited activity — maybe a round of golf, a little puttering in the garden, an occasional game of bridge. There was no concept of working beyond “retirement age” and certainly no concept of … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Ian McKellen on Working

“Ian McKellen was in Berlin [recently] in support of his performance as Sherlock Holmes in Bill Condon’s well-received drama ‘Mr. Holmes.’ The film, an adaptation of the novel, A Slight Trick of the Mind, by Mitch Cullin, picks up with the former … Continue reading

Posted in Acting, Film/Television/Radio, Working | Tagged , | Leave a comment

East & West Coast Musical Duos Have Entertained for Decades

By coincidence, we discovered two fascinating recent posts about long-time married musical duos Billy Shepard and Judi Jourdan in New York, and Marty and Elayne Roberts in Los Angeles. They represent a combined 83 years of shared professional musical experience! From the … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Working | Tagged , | Leave a comment

It’s a Daily 21 Mile Commute on Foot for 56-Year Old Worker

From the Detroit Free Press: “Leaving home in Detroit at 8 a.m., James Robertson doesn’t look like an endurance athlete. Pudgy of form, shod in heavy work boots, Robertson trudges almost haltingly as he starts another workday. “But as he … Continue reading

Posted in Working | Tagged | Leave a comment