Encore Careers: The Next Act


A funny thing happened on the way to retirement. Baby Boomers and other older seniors are heading in the opposite direction – in droves.

Some 74 percent of workers say they plan to get a new job after they
retire according to the annual retirement expectations survey by the Employee
Benefit Research Institute.

Extra cash, staying active and engaged, pursuing a passion, and making a
difference in the world are some of the many reasons people are choosing to

Are you one of those people
who has opted for a second act
in your 60s, 70s or 80s?
Is your new vocation
something you are passionate
about? Is your new job a little
offbeat or out of the ordinary? If
so, we’d like to hear from you.

Email our editor at Terri@lifestylesafter50.com. Tell us about your former career, your encore career and why you love it in 500 words or less. We’d like a photo too. We’re planning to do a story in a future issue about the subject and may just
share your experience.


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