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February 15, 2017
More Women in Their 60s and 70s Are Having ‘Way Too Much Fun’ to Retire

Kay Abramowitz has been working, with a few breaks, since she was 14. Now 76, she is a partner in a law firm in Portland, Ore. — with no intention of stopping anytime soon. “Retirement or death is always on the horizon, but I have no plans,” she said. “I’m actually having way too much fun.”
 
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August 29, 2016
This Internship Program Only Hires Women Over 40

Emily Siegel writes about how and why Gwen Wunderlich, CEO of Wunderlich Kaplan Communications (WKC)started The Enternship. The four week program, which launched this summer, aims to help women over 40 reenter the workforce by teaching them practical p.r. and digital communications skills.
 
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June 21, 2016
10 More Great Sites to Find Gigs and Part-Time Work
Last year, after her company went through a merger, Judith Meritz decided the time was right to walk away from her 30+year career as a senior corporate counsel. After doing some traveling, she turned to Your Encore, a firm that places seasoned experts into short-term work assignments. As a result, Meritz now enjoys a satisfying blend of periodic consulting assignments, volunteer work and a host of other leisure activities.
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June 21, 2016
Virginia Raggi of Five Star Movement Sweeps Election for Rome’s Mayor
ROME — Angry voters have swept anti-establishment candidates to power in Rome and Turin, dealing a severe blow to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s political standing — and highlighting his vulnerability as he moves forward with a plan to revise Italy’s Constitution. Mr. Renzi became prime minister two years ago pledging to change Italy’s sclerotic political system, but judging by the results from Sunday, voters have become tired of waiting.
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April 23, 2016
Older Drivers Hit the Road for Uber and Lyft
When Carol Sue Johnson, 73, wheels her silver Mazda S.U.V. out of her driveway in suburban Minneapolis, she doesn’t know how much money she will make driving for the ride-hailing service Uber, but she’s sure she will have an adventure. Her passengers run the gamut, she said, from three visiting Chinese business executives who were surprised to see a female driver, to teenagers needing a ride to hockey practices or games.
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