Experts in Aging: Jim Firman (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Sep 10, 2019 6:14:26 PM

We interviewed Jim Firman, President and CEO of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) about Aging Mastery. Watch a preview of his interview here.

 

Experts in Aging Conversation Series (Videos)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Sep 9, 2019 10:53:46 AM

In addition to being a homesharing platform, our goal at Silvernest is to provide resources that change our culture's relationship to aging. With that in mind, we partnered with Age Without Borders to interview industry experts, authors and founders about topics related to financial wellness, social connectedness and housing security for boomers and empty nesters.

 

The result was our Experts in Aging Conversation Series, a set of videos and blogs with insights from our renowned guests.

 

Experts in Aging: Dorian Mintzer (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 21, 2019 4:32:30 PM

While we can plan for many of life's changes, such as children going off to college or a spouse retiring, others are entirely unplanned—and can be very painful as a result. Dr. Dorian Mintzer, expert coach, therapist, author, speaker and founder of www.RevolutionizeRetirement.com, says we can take comfort in knowing that we become more resilient, experienced and capable as we age—contrary to what our cultural myths may tell us.

 

In the latest installment of our Experts in Aging interview series, we spoke to Dr. Mintzer about living with purpose and making the most of our time on Earth. Watch a preview of her interview  below and click the button to access the full version.

 

Experts in Aging: Jeff Tidwell (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 20, 2019 4:43:41 PM

Boomers are evolving their post-50 lives through new work, a new purpose or new social contributions. Next For Me is an organization created to support older adults through this evolution, and its founder Jeff Tidwell joined our latest Experts in Aging interview to discuss thriving in later life. Watch the preview of Jeff's interview below or click the button to access the full version.

 

Experts in Aging: Sara Zeff Geber (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 20, 2019 4:11:32 PM

In the latest installment of our Experts in Aging interview series, we spoke with Dr. Sara Zeff Geber, founder of LifeEncore and an expert on solo aging and retirement transitions. Watch a preview of her interview below and click the button to access the full version.

 

Experts in Aging: Elizabeth White (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 20, 2019 3:55:07 PM

We interviewed Elizabeth White, author of 55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal. Watch a preview of her interview here.

 

Share Your Story Podcast Episode 9: Start Homesharing for the Cash. Stay for the Company.

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 20, 2019 3:19:03 PM

According to a January 2019 survey conducted by GOBankingRates.com, roughly 50% of Americans 55+ have saved less than $100,000 for retirement. Nearly 33% have saved less than $10,000. These are alarming statistics, to be sure. 

 

Share Your Story Podcast Episode 8: Who Are You Calling “Old?” How Today’s 50+ Women Are Redefining Their Experience

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 20, 2019 3:17:46 PM

“We don’t deny our age. We deny the cultural scripts about what it means to be an older person.” That’s Mary Pipher, clinical psychologist and best-selling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country and her newest book, Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age.

 

Share Your Story Podcast Episode 7: In the Workplace, the “Wisdom of Elders” Means More Than Many Realize

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 20, 2019 3:16:07 PM

Experienced professionals have much to offer employers and volunteer organizations—and it’s not just “been there, done that.” It’s about deeper insight, more profound intuition, emotional intelligence and more. 

 

Chip Conley is the founder and former CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality (JdV) and later, Airbnb’s Head of Global Hospitality and Strategy. In his latest act, he’s an author and founder of Modern Elder Academy, the world's first midlife wisdom school. In the latest episode of Share Your Story, Silvernest CEO Wendi Burkhardt and co-host Patricia Raskin spoke with Chip about how the work world is starting to more fully appreciate the value of having elders on staff. 

 

Share Your Story Podcast Episode 6: Why Connection and Community Matter More as Life Goes On

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 20, 2019 3:14:53 PM

There are so many seniors facing loneliness and isolation every day. Adult children may live across the country. Friends and neighbors have moved or passed on. It’s hard for fiercely independent people to reach out for support and senior services—especially if they don’t even know those support networks and services exist.