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"Are they stupid, or what?" by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The other day, enjoying dinner with a 50 plus physicist (I'll call him Jim) from JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratories) , we started to discuss the challenges of the 50 plus ... Read on »
"Bisphenol A" Officially Dangerous by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In my own efforts to live a "greener" life, one of the changes I made was to buy a high end Nalgene bottle (the high quality plastic bottles that are not supposed to lea ... Read on »
"Same-store" in job search for Boomers and 50 plussers? by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In profit-driven, growth-focused corporate America, there are a few concepts that bring shivers of excitement to CEOs -- new business (acquisition), growth of existi ... Read on »
$717.66...Just Pour the Salt STRAIGHT into the Wound. by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Let me tell you about this financial month in my family. $1300 for new car struts and new tires. Yesterday, I received my house tax bills. "Camera" red light ticket ($380.00 ... Read on »
"Don't lose Sheila!" A Pioneer at 52. by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Sheila Scott was the first pilot, male or female, to fly directly over true North Pole in a light aircraft. She logged three solo flights around the world: 1966, 1971, 197 ... Read on »
"It's kind of like a forced attitude change." by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Because Gen Plus focuses on services for 50 plussers, I'm always drawn to media reports on the workplace. And a few days ago, The Globe and Mail, considered Canada's lead ... Read on »
14 WFIE -- Tri-State's Newsleader Lends Support to Gen Plus! by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Some wonderful media coverage today from Evansville, Indiana. 14WFIE writer Steve Burger gave Gen Plus a lovely write up. So thank you Steve! You can follow thelink to ... Read on »
2 Plus to 50 Plus by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health It's a beautiful Saturday morning in LA. Nippy, fall weather with the promise of sunny lunchtime warmth. Falling leaves in the valley, crunching under my feet remind me ... Read on »
2005 to today. Where are the jobs? by Janet S. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health There are jobs. But where? If you are 50 plus, how do you find them? According to the US Department of Labor , back in December of 2005, the jobs of tomorrow were ... Read on »
3 discoveries on a Saturday morning. by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Ronni Bennett, over at Time Goes By , one of the best elder blogs on the net (cutting commentary, says what others don't want to say, fantastic finds, elder gems), found th ... Read on »
50 plus creators, Baby Boomer inventors! by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Who let 50 plussers out? Who...who...who... I spend so much energy focused on employment issues that I forget to bring up the Shop section of Gen Plus. There is an incr ... Read on »
50 Plus, Low Budget, Indy-riffic...Raising Flagg by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Alan Arkin is just one of those great actors you love to love. The more unconventional, or grating his character, the more he warms the hearts of his audience. The awa ... Read on »
50 Plus, Schmifty Plus. 100 is the new 70. 70 is the new 50. by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Here is a question to Ask Wendy? "I'm 57 and have been "laid off" from my sales job. It will be hard for me to get a new job in sales in my field, so I'm looking at o ... Read on »
50 Plus, Senior Plus -- Too Knowledgeable to Retire by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I'm an older mom. That means, I had my child at 40. I'm fortunate in that I've followed a rising career path for many years prior to having her. I can afford to give her a ... Read on »
56 and laid off...what do I do now? by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Bad news this week for two of my friends...both in their mid-50's. One of them has been told to find another source of income...not enough money coming into the small b ... Read on »
56 and laid off...what do I do now? by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Questions & Answers in Aging & Senior Health Bad news this week for two of my friends...both in their mid-50's. One of them has been told to find another source of income...not enough money coming into the small busines ... Read on »
7 year itch + social philanthropy = jobs for 50 plussers! by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I've got the 7 year itch...that's right...I'm 48 1/2...turning 49 within a few short months. That is an exponential "7". 7 squared. 7 x 7. Am I going to buy a new c ... Read on »
75 years old and Going Strong on Dr. Phil by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Thanks to reader Richard M., who sent along this slideshow clip on a 75 year old woman's impassioned reaction to poor customer service in response to my post on VO ... Read on »
A big, big statistic by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In a very insightful article yesterday, in the LA Times , writer Jonathan Peterson opens the window a bit wider on the employment picture for Boomers. Back in the m ... Read on »
A bit of brilliance for Online Shopping by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health If you have never had your own virtual online model to "try" clothes on for you at an online retailer, then you cannot miss this. My Virtual Model brings you a fun, ... Read on »