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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”...
8 Ideas to Make Your Holidays Meaningful
We are in smack dab in the middle of the holiday season. For many, it’s a time to connect with friends, neighbors and...
Ready? Reinvent!
Whatever experiences you’ve had, you can use them to ignite your next steps. You can change your course, grow and...
Being Grateful, Being Well
As people prepare for the start of the holiday season, it’s natural to focus on the practice of gratitude. It feels...
Honoring Heroes
In a world of discord, one thing most agree on is that people who have served their country deserve respect and...
Be Connected
While the world is changing fast, we think the best ways to get to know people haven’t changed that much at all....
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Call us “fulfillment nerds,” but we ask these questions of nearly everyone we meet.

David Bornstein
David Bornstein: Solutions Journalist and CEO. ...
Dr. Mary Austin-Seymour
Dr. Mary Austin-Seymour: From Radiation Oncologist to Community Medicine Provider ...
Roberta Boschi
Roberta Boschi: From Nonprofit Executive to English School Owner ...
Jill Plant
Jill Plant: From Health Food Store Manager to Fitness Trainer/Studio Owner  ...
Marc Miller
Marc Miller: From Engineer to Podcaster, Career Designer Author. ...
Holly Gilman
Holly Gilman: Community College Activist/Instructor. ...
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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...
Millie & Boo
Let’s Get Physical 
Welcome back to Millie Boo! Today it’s all about getting moving. ...
Millie & Boo
Ok, Boomer
Today, our friends give us their take on a phrase that’s been going around.  ...
Millie & Boo
On the Gig Economy
Today our friends compare notes on their gigs. ...
Millie & Boo
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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Original content about things that matter.

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...
7 Pros and Cons of Buying a Franchise
When you think about what you want to do next, you may be among the many who look into investing in a franchise. Even if...
What Amava is All About
Amava is working to empower a new generation of tech-enabled individuals to make successful transitions to purposeful,...
Making a Difference in Your Community and...
An active and engaged life often includes volunteering. We’ve all heard of the “thousand points of light” and the...
Is Remote Work for Me? 
Opportunities to work remotely have increased dramatically. As employers reckon with the trend towards dangling the...
How Do You Make Connections?
We’ve all heard about it. The “I” word. Isolation isn’t good for anyone. Research proves that mental and physical...
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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...
Book Spotlight
The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After...
This is a comprehensive guide to the financial side of retirement. Schwab-Pomerantz makes complex material accessible...
Book Spotlight
Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming...
This is a critique of our current medical system and how it handles the special needs of aging patients. Aronson...
Book Spotlight
Nomadland: Surviving America in the...
It turns out that employers have figured out that itinerant adults who live in RVs and modified vans are a reliable,...
Book Spotlight
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...
Book Spotlight
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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Guest Contributors

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

Guest Contributor
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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Taking a Gap Year -- It’s Not Just for...
If you are thinking about retiring, but are not sure you’re ready to stop working altogether, or you are ready to stop...
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Ask Amava: How Do I Post on Amava?
I run a small business in my community and I’d love to let other Amava Members in my area know about some part-time...
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Ask Amava: COBRA
You seem to be paying attention to things that concern a guy like me. I’m trying to figure out my health care coverage...
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Ask Amava: Substitute Teaching
I think the concept of your site is terrific and I look forward to more from your team. I am a veteran 30+ year teacher...
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Ask Amava: Discover Your Next
Cool website! I read all your Spotlights and they were definitely interesting. What do you suggest I do next?...
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