Radha Joy’s PepPlugs makes her a leader in hearing health

Radha Joy’s PepPlugs makes her a leader in hearing health Hearing conservation is the goal of Radha Joy’s PepPlugs business. Jackie’s encouragement and ideas help bring her product to her target market. Name of business:   Pepp Now LLC,   PepPlugs TM is my product (earplugs) Years in business: 1 year What the business does:  Occupational Hearing Read More …

Lisa Titan’s St. Johns Boxing business helps those making lifestyle changes due to the pandemic

Lisa Titan had a vision to open a boxing facility. She was able to quit her day job and now runs St. Johns Boxing. Name of Business: St. Johns Boxing Years in business: 7 ½ months. What the business does: It is a western-style boxing gym offering classes and training. What were you doing prior Read More …

Stephanie Hooper of AGE+ talks about the benefits of of age inclusion

How can we help recognize the strengths of older people? What can we do to make our communities more age-inclusive? Stephanie Hooper talks about how her organization AGE+ is doing just that. BSR: Tell us about your organization, your mission and how you carry out that mission Stephanie Hooper: AGE+ is about empowering and strengthening Read More …

Marsha Lindsey’s business Findable Design offers website therapy

Listening and responding accordingly to clients’ needs leads to success for all, according to website designer Marsha Lindsey. Jackie’s mentoring led to her being hired by Jackie as well. Business name, years in business, what the business does: Findable Design LLC was born in 2012. Through it I offer small business owners web and graphic Read More …

Sheila Callaham of Age Equity Alliance: helping organizations be age-inclusive

Intergenerational solutions: Read how Sheila Callaham is making a case for age equity in the workplace. Tell us about your organization, your mission and how you carry out that mission. Age Equity Alliance (AEA) is a 501(c)(3) with a mission to create workplace age equity across the age spectrum. We understand how nuanced age bias Read More …

Testimony from Susan Reingold: Jackie B. Peterson is fiercely intelligent, fast-thinking

Susan Reingold, of Gallery Reingold, on why she recommends working with Jackie B. Peterson: “She’s skilled at evolving one’s business.” Jackie Babicky Petersen is a rare find. Fiercely intelligent, she’s a fast-thinking, creative problem solver who is a master of not just listening but synthesizing; she’s skilled at evolving one’s understanding of business scenarios with Read More …

William Cohen launches Cohen Caregiving Support with Jackie’s help

After helping his mother who had Alzheimer’s, William Cohen wanted to help others going through the same thing. Jackie’s insight and expertise helped him with his business. Name of Business: Cohen Caregiving Support Consultants LLC Years in Business: 5th Year What the business does: Provides family caregivers with a person living with dementia advice, support, Read More …

Preparing for your second act or continuing your first career and fighting ageism all the way

Preparing for your second act or continuing your first career and fighting ageism all the way By Michelle Walch Ageism is the last -ism to eradicate. It hurts people of all ages, young and old, by preventing them from living their full lives.  Most -isms are used as a way to conveniently make excuses to Read More …

Colleen Bourassa, owner of Ageless Beauty & Wellness says there is no expiration date on your ability to contribute.

Aging gracefully, the importance of planning what you do when you retire, and other tips by Colleen Bourassa Colleen credits Jackie with good questions to ask before starting a venture. Name of Business: Ageless Beauty & Wellness Years in business: 11 years What the business does: I am 68 years old and I want women Read More …