September is Fall Prevention Month. Falls are associated with serious health risks due to injury that can lead to hospitalization, the need for home wellness solutions, or other assisted living arrangements. Because 1 out of every 4 Americans age 65 and up fall each year,
Are you over 55 and looking for a job ? Good news – you offer tons of value to employers. Your experience, knowledge, and skills are assets that you have earned over time. Your resume is often where prospective employers initially find out about your qualifications.
Employees are a significate driving force when it comes to the success of an organization. How do you choose who to have on your team? Unfortunately, some employers overlook valuable applicants because of age. Myths about older workers cause many organizations to lose out on
If you are looking for a job, you know how important it is to network. Strengthening your networking skills increases your chances of landing the job you want. But if you’re over 55 and looking for a job , you might be unsure about the best
There is no manual that can prepare you to care for a loved one. You have to learn as you go. You might make mistakes along the way, but you know that you are doing one of the toughest, important jobs there is. If you
You might have heard that with age comes experience. But, have you ever thought about how that experience can benefit communities? Retired and older adults across the country are joining the movement that leverages experienced workers to create a positive impact at a local level.
In July, we celebrate the importance of independence as a country. When we think of independence, meanings like being self-reliant, having choices, and living a fulfilling lifestyle often come to mind. Everyone should have the opportunity to live independently with dignity – especially our senior
Searching for a job is hard for everybody, but older job seekers can face a number of unique challenges when interviewing for jobs that can make the experience especially daunting. Knowing how to answer tough interview questions might give you the confidence boost you need.
Job hunting is a challenging task — but if you’re 55 or older, the challenges seem to multiply. Fortunately, there are resources to help you build your skills, sharpen your resume and get a foot in the door with potential employers. Here are five tips
Aging affects how our bodies interact with alcoholic beverages. While our drinking habits might stay the same over the years, our tolerance to alcohol changes. This puts older adults at risk for increased health problems related to the consumption of alcohol. VANTAGE Behavioral Health client