Work for Yourself@50+

Work for Yourself@50+

More than 20 million people over the age of 50 are at risk of not having enough income to meet their basic needs. AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ makes it easy for older adults to explore self-employment options to increase their financial stability

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Aspiring Entrepreneurs

We’re here to help you be successful

From artists and shop owners to side hustlers and freelancers, we have supported more than 15,000 older adults on their self-employment journey

Let’s Get Started Success Stories

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Download the Work for Yourself@50+ Toolkit

Five Simple Steps to Get You Started

Download the Work for Yourself@50+ Toolkit to started on your self-employment journey. This free resource maps out everything you need to know to take the first steps to start your own business


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Community Partners

Join us as we create access and economic opportunity for older adults

Whether you’re a small business development center, foundation or microlender, AARP Foundation is always looking for partners to support aspiring older entrepreneurs

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