Second Careers: How to turn your Passion into a Life you Love

July 28, 2016
Hosted by Dr. Merle Griff

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Do you spend your time dreaming about the next phase of your life? Are you one of the 74 million plus baby boomers facing retirement? Do you have a secret longing to turn your hobbies into a second career, but not sure where to start? Nancy Collamer, career coach and author of Second-Act Careers: 50 plus Ways to Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement and blogger for NextAvenue.org, Forbes.com and USNews.com, explains how to turn around retirement uncertainty and create a life you’ll love. Nancy explains how you can build an income from your hobbies, spot boomer career trends that match your skills and even get paid to travel. Additionally, we’ll hear stories from two professionals who have used their talents to create a meaningful lifestyle: Dr. Tim Dupic, CEO of SarahCare of Campbell and Aysha Cooper, CEO of SarahCare of Snellville, Georgia share their reasons for leaving high-powered jobs in corporate America and in advertising to enter the field of senior health care

Caught Between Generations

Caught Between Generations

Thursday at 12 Noon Pacific Time/3 PM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

Please note that the time of our show has changed to 12 Noon Pacific Time/3 PM Eastern Time

More than 40 percent of people in their 40s and 50s have at least one living parent, and a child under the age of 21 for whom they are providing care and assistance. Most likely there is also a job, a house to run, groceries to buy and meals to get on the table. How can you cope with the massive demand on your time for love, attention, and decision-making skills?

We know it’s not easy but Caught Between Generations is here to help. We talk all things multi-generational, and provide practical tips you can use right now and in the long term to make your life less stressful.

Our program is a one-stop shop for information and resources for caregivers of multiple generations. If you are caring for children, grandchildren, spouse and/or parents, you do not have the time or the energy to search for all of the information that you need. Caught Between Generations will help you feel more peaceful, more organized and more informed with expert interviews with those in the know.

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Dr. Merle Griff

Dr. Merle Griff

Merle Griff, PhD is an expert on caring for both children and aging parents. She has been an invited speaker at international and national conferences such as the World Congress on Family and Play Therapy. Dr. Griff has written extensively on intergenerational dynamics, including her book LinkAges, as well as numerous book chapters and articles on topics such as The Influence of Grandparents in Family Systems, and developed therapeutic techniques for use with multi-generational families.

Dr. Griff is the founder and CEO of SarahCare Senior Solutions (http://sarahcare.com). SarahCare provides creative solutions for seniors that helps them to remain in their home and with their families. Prior to founding SarahCare, Dr. Griff was a therapist in community mental health centers working with children and their families and extended families.

Dr. Griff is a wife, mother and grandmother. She took her mother into her own home to care for her following a very dense stroke, and is passionate about providing help for others in similar situations.

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