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More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before

Original post made by Verna Guzenda, Menlo Park, on May 15, 2010

More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before
Losing your job is bad at any time in your life, but it’s particularly hard for the over-50s. Although there are laws barring employers from age discrimination, it still exists, despite the fact that experience is often more important than energy and enthusiasm. In tough financial times, firms are much more likely to try to keep their staffing as low and as inexpensive as possible. Today we’ll take a look at initiatives to try and help seniors find work and what you can do if you need to find work or carry on [...]

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Posted by Looking young
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 17, 2010 at 7:38 am

I was lucky enough to get a good job in financial services at age 65 and I don't have a college degree. Why did I get the job, well, it turns out the Boss thought I was about 50 years old.

I have walked 3 miles a day for the last 30 years to keep the weight off. I had a mini face lift to reduce the sagging skin under my chin and I high-lighted my hair so the gray didn't show. You have to work at looking younger than your age today, and get rid of that belly fat!! I finally retired in excellent health at age 70.

If I can do it, so can you!!!

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Posted by Sigh
a resident of Greendell/Walnut Grove
on May 23, 2010 at 10:10 am

The sad thing is that Seniors, through their votes and their support of AARP and other extreme liberal organizations, helped complete the full power of Progressivism by putting BHO in office.

In my work, I see full-blown dementia folks getting ballots with their "kindly" families filling out the ballot "with them" to mail in..guess how they are "helped" along? Because they always voted Dem, they still do.

Well...enjoy the ride, Seniors. Families, don't let your Seniors either drive OR vote! Both are extremely dangerous in the hands of Dementia

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Posted by Reagan?????
a resident of South of Midtown
on May 24, 2010 at 3:10 pm

I have to go with sigh - Reagan was a disaster. Abbie Hoffman have it right ---- don't trust anybody over thirty - or owns property - or has anything to contribute beside cash and a trust.

I hope you don/t really believe folks over fifty are worthless! McCrain is old enough to be his (current) wife father and Limbaugh is the mouth of the Right Right, and both are older than I am, sonny!

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