The effects of today’s economy has no discrimination but it seems like it might be a little harder for those over 40 that have been affected by layoffs. This article titled Trouble starting over, over 40 posted on AARP highlights the challenges that some over 40 are experiencing looking for new employment. It also points out some current statistics and how you can continue to sharpen your skills to be competitive in today’s job market.
Have you had trouble finding a job? Please comment and share your experiences. Here is the article:
Trouble starting over, over 40
from: The Decatur Daily | March 7, 2011
Mar. 7, 2011 (McClatchy-Tribune Regional News delivered by Newstex) — Older, unemployed residents in the Decatur area say the few local employers who are hiring seem to choose younger workers over them, reinforcing their feelings of self-doubt and loss of purpose in life. » Read more..
Here is a great article I found on Best Syndication about common problems women face after turning 40 straight from Dr. Oz! Enjoy!
(Best Syndication News) Doctor Mehmet C Oz provided solutions to common problems women face after they turn 40 years old. Women complain about aching knees, memory problems and a reduced metabolism.
“This show is very special,” Oz told his audience Monday.
Author and orthopedic physical therapist Peggy Brill provided a solution for throbbing knees. Inflammation can cause pain.
Brill said a sink / toilet plunger can be used on the knees to provide relief. She said that the suction will prevent the cracking and popping of the knee. Audience member Angela said it felt good.
Biofreeze gel is another solution. It can cool-down the joint. It is also good for the neck, back and knees. » Read more..
I think I was going through a state of depression when I turned thirty. At 29 I broke off my engagement of one year of a boyfriend I had been dating for four and found myself a single mother of a newborn baby. All I kept thinking was, “I am not 20 anything anymore and on top of it all, I am someone’s mother!” This was never the life I had dreamed of myself on my 30th birthday, which occurred 2 months after my son was born. After many nights of crying and consistently having wine on hand for emergencies, I decided to get up and get on with my life. By all means, this little life now depends on me and to quote Whitney Houston from Waiting to Exhale, “I still look good!”
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