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Boomer Reinvention

3 Secrets To Surviving The Boomer Sandwich

John Tarnoff | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Boomers are the 'sandwich generation,' often caught between being caregivers to both our parents as well as to our children. We are in a perilous situation with no clear relief in sight.

Learn This Boomer's Very Sensible Career Reinvention Secret

John Tarnoff | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

To reinvent ourselves, we are well served to draw from our unique personal reflections and perspective on the world as a way of distinguishing ourselves in this new phase of our lives.

4 Reasons Why Our Longer Lives Are Going To Be A Blast

John Tarnoff | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Our generation is going to have a longer period in which to make a lasting impact. For some of us, it is going to mean that we're just going to be able to keep on going, and to maintain our direction and our output for longer.

What To Do When You Truly Want To Reinvent Yourself

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

You've weighed all the critical issues, banged your head against the wall, complained to everyone you know, you walk around grumpy or frustrated but you're not sure why. You know you need to do something, you're just not quite sure what that 'something' is. It's time to Reinvent Your Life, so, now what do you do?

How This Man Became A Boomer (Re) Inventor

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.14.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

There are usually two inspirations for great inventions: 1) The Epiphany, where a brilliant idea appears seemingly out of nowhere in our consciousness (and if we're smart, we'll write it down and figure out a way to make it happen), or 2) The Inspiration, where we meet or listen to someone, or witness an event that fires us up sufficiently that we just can't get the idea out of our minds.

How To Face The World After You've Been Downsized

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.07.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Over the course of my 2.5-career reinventions over the past 25 years, my three top lessons have been the following.

Stress Keeping You Up At Night? 10 Tips To Calm An Anxious Mind

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

When we start over in life, irrational scared-to-hell fear is bound to happen. After all, the many emotional challenges we face are immense. During the day, we can train our brains with the power of positive thinking -- or at least manage the demons of doubt.

How This Boomer Pursues His Passion Without Sacrificing His Career

John Tarnoff | Posted 11.16.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Career reinventions in and past mid-life are successful when they reflect authentic passions, commitments, concerns and issues. At this point in our lives and careers, we need to acknowledge who we are, what we're good at, and what kind of legacy we want to leave. But this does not mean that we have to necessarily turn our backs on our current careers.

Increasingly, Retirees Dump Their Possessions and Hit the Road

The New York Times | David Wallis | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty

SOME call themselves “senior gypsies.” Others prefer “international nomad.” David Law, 74, a retired executive recruiter who has primarily sle...

Meet 10 Inspiring People Over 50 Giving Back To The World

Posted 08.08.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiat...

Meet 10 Inspiring People Who Transformed Their Lives After 50

Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiat...

Meet 10 Inspiring People Who Followed Their Passion After 50

Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiat...

How This Woman Turned A Fellowship Into An Encore Career

John Tarnoff | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

For Boomers who have spent their career mostly in one or two jobs within the same industry, the prospect of flipping to a new career after so many years can be beyond daunting. It is inspiring when we discover Boomer compatriots who demonstrate that setting an intention, coupled with a sense of purpose, can make career reinvention a relatively smooth process.

Meet 10 People Who Prove You Can Reinvent Your Career After 50

Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiat...

Introducing 50 People Who've Reinvented Themselves After 50

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

For nearly three years, Huff/Post 50 has brought you astonishing stories of reinvention borne out of hardship and tragedy, as well as from choice,...

Meet 10 Inspiring People Who Took Risks After 50

Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiat...

How This Boomer Did A Career '180' To Find Purpose And Meaning

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.28.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Many boomers who are well into their 50s and working in well-established careers fear that there is an end in sight to their long-held and once-secure positions.

5 Midlifers Who Completely Reinvented Themselves

John Tarnoff | Posted 03.16.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Meet five midlifers who completed reinvented themselves.

Ann Brenoff

A Near-Death Experience Inspired Her To Chase A Dream

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.15.2012 | Fifty

I had my wake-up call. I faced my own mortality and realized that I never really had done what I wanted to do.

WATCH: Boomers Talk About How They Reinvented Themselves To Stay Relevant

Posted 08.24.2012 | Fifty

When it comes to boomers facing the shifting paradigms of work and life, "we need to start reframing who we are and what we think we're capable of doi...