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Newsletters, interviews, conversations, articles, blogs and more to inspire, engage, inform and entertain you.

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Newsletters

Our reach-out to help readers chart their path. Delivered to Subscriber inboxes.

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Don't Retire... Amava
Have you heard the word “unretirement” before? More people are deciding for one reason or another that the “r”...
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Stay Curious
Lifelong learning: you can do it at home, abroad, in the workplace, at school or online. There are so many ways to stay...
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What's on Your List?
Call it a wish list, a bucket list, a possibility portfolio or something else that fits your style and preferences; we...
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Are You Up on Upskilling?
Employers need workers with up-to-date skills and needs change quickly. The labor market is currently tight, and as a...
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Give Back, Get Plenty
Amava salutes people who work hard to benefit others. Whether you volunteer or work in the public sector, you’re doing...
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Summer's Here: Get Off Your App And Go!
Our mothers and grandmothers spoke the truth: we need some fresh air. Doctors agree that spending time in nature has...
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Interviews

Call us “fulfillment nerds,” but we ask these questions of nearly everyone we meet.

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David Bornstein
David Bornstein: Solutions Journalist and CEO. ...
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Marc Miller
Marc Miller: From Engineer to Podcaster, Career Designer Author. ...
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Holly Gilman
Holly Gilman: Community College Activist/Instructor. ...
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Ashton Applewhite
Ashton Applewhite: Speaker, Writer Warrior Against Age Discrimination. ...
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Sue Saxton
Sue Saxton: Caregiver to Camper to Volunteer Extraordinaire ...
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Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter: From Dental Assistant to Animal Behavior Consultant. ...
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Millie & Boo

Two friends, a Millennial and a Boomer, converse about work, social issues,
money, relationships, travel and more.

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Talking 'Bout My Generation
Today we meet the new generation...same as the old generation? And we introduce Speed Round, just to show how few of the...
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Volunteering/Skills Translation
Today, our friends give us their takes on doing good. ...
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Dinner Party Chat
Today our friends talk about what to make for a dinner party with friends. And it’s delicious. ...
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And the Oscar Goes To...
Today they talk movies and play a film themed game. It’s cinematic. ...
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Sharing About Caring
Today our friends compare notes about caregiving. Spoiler; it isn’t just for Boomers anymore. ...
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On Inner Voices and Such
Today, they go deep and talk about appearance v. substance and other deep-yet-amusing issues that you don’t want to...
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Articles

Original content about things that matter.

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6 Ideas for Your Bucket List
Number one on our bucket list is helping you fill yours. Living long is part of the goal, of course, but we believe it is...
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8 Ways to Toss Your Hat Into the Gig Economy
The news is out about the gig economy and it’s good for baby boomers. If you’ve got some excellent work experience or...
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Upskilling: The Employee Side
As we all know, modern work is dynamic. Neither the where, the when, nor the how are immune to the shifts. For anyone...
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How to Find Good Part-Time Jobs Near Me
With a mission of keeping people active and engaged as they make career transitions, we at Amava spend a lot of energy on...
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Traveling Jobs - A Terrific Way to Support...
Our Members reach out to ask us about travel, work and combining them into traveling work. As people consider what’s...
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What is a Flex Job?
We feature potential flex jobs for our Members as they design their next steps and we’re learning that flexible is in...
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Book Spotlights

Our take on interesting reads.

Book Spotlight
How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of...
Despite the title, there is no mention of any medical breakthrough or fountain of youth. Rather, this inspiring book...
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Repurpose Your Career: A Practical Guide for...
If you’re looking for ways to earn some money in a fulfilling way as you Discover Your Next, this is the book to get...
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Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers:...
This dynamic, well-researched book, geared at solo agers,  is full of useful information, worksheets and lists that are...
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The Longevity Economy: Unlocking the World's...
This book is not a self-help book, but anyone who is retired, or thinking about retirement, will get a lot out of it....
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Age-Proof
Health and wealth--the two things most people want for a long, happy life. Age- Proof explains how health and wealth are...
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This Chair Rocks
Manifesto, indeed. It’s all in there. This snappy, detailed, impeccably researched book takes on the elephant in the...
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Guest Contributors

Experts in their fields break it down for Amava Members and visitors.

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Caregiving: Thoughts on Scattering Victor's...
After my father (Victor Fellows) passed, we scattered his ashes on San Francisco Bay in the shadow of the Golden Gate...
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Caregiving: A Letter to My Client's Parents
I have had a few occasions when I have met the parent and families of those I coach. When I do, I enter with clarity that...
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Caregiving: Becoming Your Parent's Advocate
Mom repeatedly says she will talk to the doctor about her or dad’s condition but does not bring it up at the doctor...
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Caregiving: A Caregiver's Meditation
It doesn’t matter how this path found you. ...
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Caregiving: Emerging Responsibility in Parent...
“Why can’t we just force her to take the pills?” ...
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Caregiving: Where Do You Start to Talk with...
You likely have concerns about keeping them safe and healthy or what will it take from you when they are in significant...
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