We're heading to Austin as co-hosts of our first ever event in the lively city. South by Southwest is an annual conference that showcases film, music and interactive trendsetters. Check out our event and some other sessions we're hoping to catch. Friday March 8, Fairmont Hotel, Violet Room 50 & Up Meetup We were invited by communications pro Patricia McCall who hosted … [Read more...] about NFM Events: South by Southwest and our 50 & Up Meet Up
We're working in San Francisco this spring and we're hosting some intimate, informal events to discuss career continuity after 50. We'd love for you to join us. Space is limited, so if you're interested please fill out this form as soon as you can. We'll meet in downtown San Francisco on Wednesday, March 20 from 6-8 pm. We'll provide light snacks and beverages. The … [Read more...] about NFM Event: San Francisco, March 20, 2019
Through our weekly newsletter, in-person meetups, and public events, Next for Me has created a network of opportunity and empowerment for 50+ workers. This market report is based on findings from those meetups, from one-on-one interviews, focus groups, and surveys conducted with our audience nationwide from January 2018 - January 2019. Download the complete report: … [Read more...] about Understanding the 50+ Worker: Market Report
Chris Farrell is senior economics contributor at Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and economic programs. He is economics commentator for Minnesota Public Radio and host of its series, Conversations on the Creative Economy. An award-winning journalist, Chris is a columnist for PBS Next Avenue and the Star Tribune. He has written … [Read more...] about Book: Purpose and a Paycheck by Chris Farrell
Make Us Famous! We are proud of the message we're sending to the world about the 50+ movement. We'd love for you to share our story to your friends, network and groups. If you find our news, resources and events useful maybe your friends will too. It makes a huge difference for our work to be shared. Like all grassroots movements, every voice matters. We're making it … [Read more...] about Share Next For Me and Your Story
We asked "Does anybody else think the Facebook challenge "How hard did aging hit you?" is ageist?" View this post on Instagram When time and hair product are on your side (swipe right) #10YearChallenge A post shared by Ryan Seacrest (@ryanseacrest) on Jan 14, 2019 at 5:24am PST Here are a few responses: What a great conversation to … [Read more...] about Is The Facebook Challenge Ageist?
During our event in Washington DC the attendees broke into groups after the featured speakers. Each group had a topic they explored around the theme of "Changing It Up: Raising Awareness of Our Aging Society." One group explored "Digital Communications." As there were attendees from organizations supporting awareness of aging communities, one recurring theme was how those … [Read more...] about We’re Here and We’ve Got Something to Say!
We've heard from our community that you want to learn more about the new technologies that are driving businesses today. One of these tools is Slack, an asynchronous collaboration tool that lets you manage existing projects, plan new initiatives, and share your work with other members of your team. Slack is used by teams at Oracle, Target, Airbnb, and NASA, among … [Read more...] about Welcome to Slack
Before the holiday season consumed us, Next For Me friend Shilpa S. hosted an intimate gathering at her home in Madison, Wisconsin to discuss the topics near and dear to our hearts. Work, finance and community. Eight people ranging in age from their mid-forties to mid-seventies met around Shilpa's dining table and the conversation was remarkably open on topics including life … [Read more...] about Our Generation Meets Up in Madison, Wisconsin
We're headed to Madison, Wisconsin for an intimate evening of conversation about creating awareness of our 50+ generation, work, finances and what's next. Join us on December 5th, 2018 from 6-8 pm with a group of Madison locals. If you'd like to attend please use the form below. Attendance is limited, so sign up soon. Our informal events include: 5-10 people … [Read more...] about A Next For Me Event – Madison, WI – December 5th
Have you ever caught up with a friend after years of being apart and everything falls into place and it’s as though no time had passed between you? Nothing feels better than the love and understanding of an old friend. The nature of our friendships is really interesting because they rank after our romantic partners, our parents, and our children. We tend to them when we have … [Read more...] about Finding Freedom in Lifelong Friendships
We are thrilled to be attending Encore.org's 20th Anniversary Summit. Encore has been on the frontline of intergenerational connections through their programs in the US and across the globe. In their words Encore.org is a innovation hub tapping the talent of people 50+ as a force for good. Find your purpose after 50 Stand up and show up for kids Tap encore talent … [Read more...] about 1 million adults 50+ to stand up for — and with — young people today.
We're headed to Washington DC for our first east coast event. Along with partners Silvernest and Stria, we are hosting an evening of conversation about creating awareness of our generation. In Stria's first State of the Longevity Market Survey, readers (who are all professionals working in aging or the longevity market) said that the most important issue for the field to … [Read more...] about A Next For Me Event – Washington, DC – December 12
Ingrid Hart facilitates classes and workshops on midlife renewal. She is the author of “My Year In California ~ A Journey Toward Midlife Renewal.” Here, Hart chronicles her experience in creating a ceremony to mark the transition from one life-stage to the next at one of her workshops. “Give yourselves a big round of applause,” I said to my “Midlife: What’s Next” … [Read more...] about Rites of Passage at Midlife – The Bridging Ceremony
There was no beating around the bush in a New York Times interview with Senator Diane Feinstein by Adam Nagourney and Inyoung Kang. They asked Feinstein some straightforward questions about age as she is running for what many consider her final term at 85 years old. Q. Do you think President Trump’s attacks on you as doddering are ageist? A. He’ll take anything he can. I … [Read more...] about Is Diane Feinstein Too Old for the Senate? Ask Her.
Gen2Gen is Encore.org’s campaign to mobilize 1 million adults 50+ to stand up for — and with — young people today. By bringing the generations together, Gen2Gen is working to realize the potential of longer lives, the potential of every child, and the power of older and younger generations working side by side for change. Next For Me has joined Encore.org as a … [Read more...] about Working Across Generations with Encore.org
We're working hard to bring you information, resources and events that matter to you. Whether you're looking to start a new career, boost your retirement savings, or simply find a social outlet with others who are looking past 50, we want to make the most of your time with us. As well as finding out the demographic makeup of our readers, we're also looking to understand and … [Read more...] about Take Our Fall Survey
Neale Godfrey, a financial literacy expert, begins her article in Kiplinger, with a dose of reality. Are you sick and tired of having financial pundits yell at you about not saving enough for retirement? I am. They scare retirees into believing that because the average person has not saved enough, that they are doomed to a life of horrible choices. Because of their longer life … [Read more...] about Retirement Living in a Pod
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Today’s 55-to-64-year-olds are less socially engaged than people the same age 20 years ago. Researchers want to know why. In the Wall Street Journal Clare Ansberry follows the research to see why we aren't more socially active during a very specific age range. The story follows research from the Stanford Center on Longevity. It reports that members of the baby boom … [Read more...] about Baby Boomers Get More Selective About Friends