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 …

Why you should “Follow Your Dream” (blog I wrote for SHARE)

Encore Entrepreneurs: Your Time is Now Read a blog I wrote for SHARE (Senior Health and Resource Experts). By Jackie B. Peterson Recently I teamed up with SHARE, or Senior Health and Resource Experts.  Visit their WEBSITE. Here is a blog post I wrote for them:  Follow Your Dream Owning your own business can be Read More …

Encore Success: Heidi Krause’s Truth and Trust Consulting get better with Jackie’s input

Name of Business: Truth and Trust, by Heidi Krause Years in business: 20 + years in Leadership and Consulting roles How did the business come about? Working in various leadership roles for the past 20 years, I have observed the power of truth and trust when building strong congruent organizations.  I assist organizations in building a Read More …

Encore Entrepreneurs: What is Mary Gallinger’s new healing approach? It’s a gentle technique. Jackie B. provides support

Mary Gallinger is an Otho-Bionomy practitioner, a gentle technique that releases tension and naturally realigns the body. Jackie B provides business support.  Mary Gallinger’s new healing approach is launching.  She’s excited to start! Name of Business: Mary Gallinger Licensed Practitioner LLC Mary has many years in business: she has worked in the medical field for Read More …

Career Counselor Vicki Lind: Solo Business as a Career Option

Career counseling is Vicki Lind’s third career.  Her book, Finding a Job Worth Having, guides clients through their own career transitions in a seven session process to discover their top values, skills, and interests. We talk with her about how she herself became a career counselor  and how her coaching may helps those considering self-employment. Read More …

Encore Entrepreneurs: Michelle De Lude’s hypnosis practice fulfills a dream

Want to start an encore career but a little scared?  Michelle De Lude started Destinations Hypnosis. She’s glad she did! Michelle’s journey of re-inventing, re-visioning, and re-creating:  “I worked for a hypnosis clinic from 2007 to 2017 when they closed their doors.”  She is passionate about hypnosis and, according to her clients, she is good Read More …

How are Age-Friendly Communities formed? Portland State University’s Institute On Aging’s plays a key role. Research Associate Dr. Alan DeLaTorre explains.

Ageism in an on-going issue many older people face.  However, many studies prove common conceptions about older people wrong.  Dr. Alan DeLaTorre, Research Associate at Portland State University, focuses on how age-friendly actions and policies are shaped. Portland, Oregon is recognized as an early adopter for age-friendly practices. These are practices that aim to create Read More …

Encore Entrepreneur Story: Patrick Myers wanted more hands-on work. He’s opening CURVE CNC to do that.

Looking for a different way use his love of design, Patrick Myers set up his own shop and loves it! Name of Business: Curve CNC Years in Business: The plan is to be open this December. What your business does:  CURVE CNC is a startup service business focused on producing CNC router-cut materials for hire. Read More …