An internet portal featuring Health, Money, Travel, Lifestyle and Relationships topics. 50PLUS.com also enjoys a history of being the online “home-away-from-home” page for many CARP members. With more than 350,000 members, CARP is Canada’s largest association for the 45+ (Zoomers) . We cover many of the same topics that resonate with Zoomers of all ages, but from a leisure, entertainment and personal interest point of view.
This book for job seekers aged 45+ will help you take stock of where you are now and where you want to be. You’ll learn to identify the skills you currently have and how to apply them in a wide variety of work settings, discover that it’s never too late to learn new skills, recognize the many positives for hiring mature workers and learn how to combat some of those negative beliefs that employers may have. Find out more about the different work options available to you, determine your financial and lifestyle needs and gather more resources to move forward as you begin your midlife career transition. For more information and to download the PDF or order online, visit: http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3495
Creative Retirement is a not-for-profit organization devoted to life-long learning. We are firm believers in mental stimulation as a major factor in good health and longevity. We provide interesting and informative programs for people of varied interests. We offer programs at affordable prices.
The Employers Forum on Age (EFA) is an independent network of leading employers who recognise the value of an age diverse workforce. The EFA sets the agenda for age and employment issues in the UK.
This page is dedicated to Older Workers resources for resume writing and job searching. Links to articles of interest.
Partnered with Manulife Financial and Volunteer Canada to help volunteers and organizations connect. The goal is to help Canadians build a better future by supporting volunteerism in Canada. Utilizes a matchmaking tool to find you the right fit.
Go60.Com is a no-nonsense, yet caring and compassionate internet destination devoted to helping seniors improve with age. Includes a section for older workers. (USA)
A comprehensive and detailed website with articles related to mental health and aging. Topics include: depression, stress, mental illness, healhy eating, memory and fitness and aging issues.
The YWCA of Vancouver has a 12-week employment program for adult jobseekers ages 55 and older . Gain the skills and experience you need to find sustainable employment during the Job Options program, which includes: Career exploration and job search workshops Work experience opportunities Training allowance Short-term certificate training Additional support: Could include transportation and work equipment
Information on the Urban Older Workers program, whose mission is to provide unemployed non-Employment Insurance individuals, 55 years of age and over, with skills to find and sustain employment. (British Columbia)