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Empower Midlife MovesTo MEANING in LIFE and Work
2005-2015 55 to 69Fastest Growing Group2005-2035 65 +Fastest Growing Group
Senior 2009 DecisionsAARP 80% of older workers who will soon reach the normal retirement age expect to continue to work!SHRM-Society of Human Resource Management- Recent survey found that two-thirds (68%) of the workplaces reported that their workforces include employees who had retired from other organizations!
Our Aging World"We are agingnot just as individuals or communities but as a world. In 2006, almost 500 million people worldwide were 65 and older. By 2030, that total is projected to increase to 1 billion1 in every 8 of the earths inhabitants. Significantly, the most rapid increases in the 65- and-older population are occurring in developing countries, which will see a jump of 140 percent by 2030."State Department Summit on Global Aging
What OLDER Workers Want!Choice in work schedules (flexible)Have choice in number of hours workedHave options to work on project basisOption to take career leavesOptions to consider different jobs or different responsibilitiesUtilize Reverse mentoring for skill buildingAble to offer skill building as a Mentor Option to work in different locations
Choice of utilizing Bridge JobsAllow retirees to return for special projectsChoice of returning to work as an contract worker or consultantJob-Sharing opportunitiesTele-Working opportunitiesOpportunities to work on civic projects for the communitySnow Bird programs like CVS offersVoluntary Grant Program ScrippsCommunity Involvement-MasterCard
ShiftInterest GrpTime BankResourcesFORUMSShiftCirclesSHiFT Organization
Develop replicable programs that support purposeful planning of both life and work.
Build a thriving community for people in midlife transition.
Promote civic engagement by encouraging work and volunteerism that responds to community needs.
Provide a bridge between individuals seeking meaningful work and companies looking for innovative solutions.SHiFT Forums. Twice a month presentations by guest speakers who share their stories, provide insights, and offer information on a wide variety of topics related to transition.SHiFT Interest Groups. Formal and informal networks formed by our members to explore interests, passions, and avocations SHiFT Circles. Three sessions of lifework planning and action steps in small groups led by a professional facilitator.SHiFT Time Bank. An innovative internet based process for the exchange of earned volunteer credits and services SHIFT Resources. Connections with sources of knowledge and organizations that complement the SHiFT mission.2009 Mission2009 ApproachSHiFT
What SHiFT is all about!
"SHiFT is pioneering a novel approach to supporting midlife career transitions. There is nowhere else in the community where I can hear the candid, inspiring and courageous stories of others who have created meaningful work for themselves." LisaLane Without SHiFT, I would not have been ready to say yes to the temporary executive director position I accepted which has now opened a whole new set of doors for me. Beth Waterhouse
By 2030, the number of Minnesotans over age 65 will double, rising to 1.3 million, and older people will represent over 20 percent of the states population. Between 2005 and 2050, the numbers of persons 85+ will more than triple, rising from 95,000 to 324,000. Quote from Minnesotas Aging Blueprint 2010
IPMA Keeping Seniors Active
Jobs 2002-2012Minnesota DEED projection
**Without SHiFT, I would not have been ready to say yes to the temporary executive director position I accepted which has now opened a whole new set of doors for me. Beth Waterhouse