Chapter Two Blogs & Articles


Starting “Sweet” Business after Retirement

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Dave Barrickman, 67, was a chief engineer at Delco-Remy in Anderson, Ind., who enjoyed beekeeping as a hobby.  But after retiring in 2003, he decided to turn his…

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Opportunity for Volunteer Advocacy

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Be a voice for the unheard.  The Center for At-Risk Elders is currently accepting applications for upcoming Volunteer Advocates Program Training Classes.

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Journey to the Mini

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

My daughter Nicole has a knack for talking me into doing things I don’t want to. Raise kittens when I never had even had a cat before –…

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Ruth Rusie: Senior Volunteer Keeps Giving Back

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Ruth Rusie raised three children, worked as a reading specialist, served on numerous community boards and traveled the world. One might think she would be ready to slow…


Leading Through Volunteerism – Part 2

Monday, February 10, 2014

Few of us, retired or not, can find the time in our busy lives to weave volunteerism into our busy schedules. But finding something that we are passionate…

Leading Through Volunteerism

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

This is Part 1 of a two-part feature about the value and benefit of volunteerism and giving back to the community in retirement – and at any time….

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