Silvernest on the TODAY Show: Real-Life Golden Girls

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jul 3, 2019 2:18:49 PM

Whether it's because of financial pressure or desire for social connection, millions of Boomers across the US are turning to homesharing. This TODAY Show segment with NBC's Geoff Bennett shows two real Silvernest housemates enjoying their shared living space and talking about why they made the decision to homeshare.


Community Leadership Program

Posted by Silvernest Team on Apr 5, 2019 1:25:49 PM

Are You... Respected as an expert in your field? Involved in your community? Trusted by friends and neighbors? Excited to be part of a larger movement? Someone who loves to help others? 

Share Your Story Podcast Episode 1: The Silver Wave with Karen Brown

Posted by Silvernest Team on Mar 20, 2019 9:40:15 AM


Did you hear? Silvernest has a podcast! Welcome to Share Your Story, a series of conversations with expert guests about issues affecting those over 50: retirement, housing, personal finance, friendships, activities and much more. Join Silvernest CEO Wendi Burkhardt and lifestyle and aging expert Patricia Raskin as they dive into topics that help boomers make smart decisions and live their best lives. Tune in for a non-technical look at these topics that touch us at every stage in life—and have fun and learn something new while you’re at it!


A Twist on the Sharing Economy: What Is Homesharing?

Posted by Margaret-Ann Burness on Oct 21, 2017 10:38:34 AM

In recent years, there’s been a lot conversation about the sharing economy. So, what is it exactly?


Reinvention is a Choice

Posted by John Tarnoff on Oct 18, 2017 4:43:29 PM

In this podcast with psychologist Sally Fox, I talk about some of the factors that drive career reinventions for us at the late-career stage.


Technology to Support Encore Entrepreneurs

Posted by Sandra Hughes on Oct 16, 2017 8:21:27 AM

The sheer number of new apps and tools to help manage your business can feel overwhelming – especially for those of us who aren’t “digital natives.”  It’s important to think through what you are going to really need before you start researching what is available, so you aren’t distracted by all of the “shiny objects” you’ll likely discover. Think about what you, as an encore entrepreneur, can simply put into place to support the smooth operation of your new business.


12 Tips For Job Hunters Over 50

Posted by Silvernest Team on Oct 14, 2017 9:22:53 AM

How Older Workers Can Better Overcome Obstacles to Getting Hired

From - By Renee Duggan, Re-published with permission from

Grandparents Day: Why are Grandparents So Important?

Posted by Silvernest Team on Sep 10, 2017 3:53:31 PM

By Christine Crosby, Editorial Director & Founder, GRAND Magazine

Ashton Applewhite Kicks Ageism in the Face

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 25, 2017 10:48:56 AM

By Kari Henley

Books for the Nest - BOOMER REINVENTION: How to Create Your Dream Career Over 50

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 23, 2017 9:18:14 AM

John Tarnoff doesn’t sugar-coat anything – including his own career ups and downs. As a Hollywood executive, he unabashedly admits to being fired 39% of the time over a 40-year career. But reinvent he did – as psychologist, teacher, and non-traditional career reinvention coach.