OUR MEMBERS

 

Pathways (prepare and/or place talent)

 

TRANSITIONS

 

ESC Discovery, a program of Empower Success Corps: Offers ideas, resources and a community of fellow travelers to people over 50 who seek a stronger sense of purpose in their work, engagement in their communities and balance in their lives.

 

Encore Age: Offers proven tools and proprietary programs to help you re-define your life beyond your existing career and make sustainable changes that improve your health and happiness.  Programs include one-to-one coaching and group workshops; topics include life transitions, re-defining retirement, and health & wellness.

 

ESC Fellowships, a program operated by Empower Success Corps: Delivers new sources of talent to the task of solving social problems by providing paid, time-limited assignments to highly-skilled, experienced professionals at the end of their mid-life careers into social-purpose organizations.

 

JVS CareerSolution (MassHire Downtown): Provides a full range of high quality and customized career services to mid-career professionals, career changers, career relaunchers and mature workers.

 

Pathmaking For Life: If you agree retirement as we’ve known it is passé, are a life-long learner, and desire to make your life count in a deeply fulfilling way, then it’s time to take the first step towards creating the next chapter of your life. Explore the possibilities that this stage of life holds for you.

 

The Transition Network: Offers an inclusive community for professional women age fifty and forward who seek new connections, resources and opportunities.

 

EMPLOYMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUPPORT

 

JVS CareerSolution (MassHire Downtown): Provides a full range of high quality and customized career services to mid-career professionals, career changers, career relaunchers and mature workers.

 

Operation ABLE of Greater Boston: An employment and training resource for an economically, occupationally, and racially-diverse population of job seekers age 45 and older.

 

ReServe Greater Boston – A program of Community Work Services and Fedcap: Strengthens communities by matching continuing professionals with part-time service assignments at nonprofits and public institutions paying modest stipends.

 

RetirementJobs.com: Provides opportunity, inspiration, community and counsel to people over 50 seeking work that matches their lifestyle and economic security needs; owner of Mature Caregivers, which trains and places people 50+ as certified eldercare providers.

 

SCORE Boston: Dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

 

Employers (paid &/or volunteer)

 

AGING SERVICES

 

FriendshipWorks: Offers an array of programs aimed at reducing isolation and providing friendly support and assistance to the people served.

 

Mature Caregivers: Providing geriatric expertise and reliable in-home eldercare from certified providers age 50+. 

Minuteman Senior Services: Helps seniors and individuals with disabilities live in the setting of their choice by engaging community resources and supporting caregivers.

 

Neighbors Who Care: A not for profit, volunteer organization serving the unmet needs of seniors and chronically ill adults in the spirit of Saint Marguerite d’Youville.

 

Seniors Helping Seniors: Provides non-medical assistance for seniors by seniors in the Greater Boston area.

 

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES

 

All Hands Volunteers: A US-based, non-profit organization which addresses the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters by engaging volunteers, partner organizations, and local communities.

 

NONPROFIT CONSULTING

 

Empower Success Corps: Enhances overall impact of the nonprofit community by providing management consulting and related capacity-building services.

 

EDUCATION & YOUTH SERVICES

 

AARP Experience Corps: See Generations, Inc.

 

Generations Inc.: Improves literacy skills of young children by providing meaningful engagement of older adults as literacy tutors; Boston operator of AARP Experience Corps.

 

Boston Bridge: Inspires and invigorates connected, passionate, and informed professionals to be a part of the transformation of an aging America. Provides members opportunities for professional development, networking, career growth, and mentorship. 

 

Jumpstart for Young Children: Recruits and trains college students and community Corps members to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Proven curriculum helps children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for kindergarten, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late.

 

HEALTHCARE

 

The MAVEN Project: A national network of volunteer medical school alumni to address the escalating medical needs of vulnerable U.S. populations.

 

HUMAN SERVICES

 

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD): Provides basic services and innovative programs that help empower individuals, families, and communities in Boston to overcome poverty, live with dignity, and achieve their full potential.

 

Ignatian Volunteer Corps: Provides mature men and women the opportunity to serve the needs of people who are poor, to work for a more just society, and to grow deeper in Christian faith by reflecting and praying in the Ignatian tradition.

 

Jewish Family & Children's Service (JF&CS): Provides a broad range of personalized services for anyone seeking care, guidance, and a purposeful, independent life. Through a network of 40 programs, strengthens families, enhances the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities, and provides a safety net to people in need.

 

FINANCIAL & LEGAL

 

Boston Tax Help Coalition: Prepares and files taxes for eligible individuals and families for FREE. If you worked in 2015 and earned less than $54,000, you may be eligible.

 

The Lawyers Clearinghouse: Harnesses the power of Massachusetts legal professionals to strengthen communities by matching nonprofits and homeless individuals with pro bono lawyers.

Advocates

 

ASSOCIATIONS

 

AARP Massachusetts: Helps people over 50 turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.

 

Encore.org: Building a movement that makes it easier for people to pursue second acts for the greater good – encore careers – that combine personal meaning, continued income and social impact in the second half of life.

 

Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging (MCOA): A non-profit membership organization comprised of municipal Councils on Aging. Supports the independence of adults 60 and older by advocating for programs and services to meet their needs, promote the growth and quality of Councils on Aging and senior centers and strengthen the professional skills of Council on Aging staff.

 

National Senior Network: Founded as an advocacy and employment resource for mature workers. National Able Network’s core programs for seniors include the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), and the Senior Ambassador Loaner Laptop Program; in Massachusetts operate SCSEP as National Senior Network.

 

CONSULTANTS

Reuman & Associates: HR management consulting and coaching practice focused on providing range of services to small and medium-size nonprofit organizations in New England.

 

GOVERNMENT

 

Age Strong Boston: A city government agency that enhances the quality of life for Boston's senior citizens through planning, coordinating, and monitoring the delivery of services to the elderly in an efficient and effective manner. 

 

JOURNALISTS & MEDIA

 

Abrahms, Sally: Award-Winning Writer and Blogger On 50+ Caregiving, Baby Boomers, Seniors, Housing, and Aging In Place Technology.

 

Don't Retire, Inspire: A talk show featuring thoughtful conversations with guests who, according to Freud, are participating in a stage of life called ”mature adulthood”. The way they live is confirmation that life at any age is simply a state of mind. Through the lives of these remarkable people, the show provides a model of inspiration for all age groups.

 

RESEARCHERS

 

Boston College Institute on Aging: The Institute on Aging enables Boston College to excel as a beacon for expertise addressing the challenges and exploiting the opportunities presented by individual and societal aging.

 

Boston College School of Social Work: Prepares students with the knowledge, values, and skills to practice competently and compassionately and to provide an intellectual atmosphere that facilitates faculty and student scholarship and research.

 

The Center on Aging and Work at Boston College: promotes quality of employment by integrating evidence from research with insights from workplace experiences to inform innovative organizational decision-making.
 

Fideler, Liz: Current research and writing interests focuses on older women and men who choose to continue in the paid workforce beyond conventional retirement age.

 

Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies at Lasell College: Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older adults through research, community partnerships, and teaching.

 

The Global Institute for Arts and Leadership: We bring visibility to our mission through research, incubation and stimulation, and connection. We bring a full toolkit to each collaboration with organizational, community, national and international leaders to accelerate new strategic paradigms.

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