More than 20 million people over the age of 50 are at risk of not having enough income to meet their basic needs. Work for Yourself@50+ makes it easy for older adults to explore their options for self-employment and increase their financial stability.
By 2022, 35% of the U.S. labor force will be 50 or older. And for many over 50, self-employment becomes a necessity as traditional job opportunities are scarce and the value of retirement savings continues to decline.
As a Work for Yourself@50+ partner, you will help AARP Foundation reach an underserved demographic and build economic opportunities for vulnerable older adults.
AARP Foundation partners with local organizations to host Work for Yourself@50+ workshops across the country. The two-hour workshop walks participants through the Work for Yourself@50+ Toolkit and helps participants navigate self-employment opportunities.
Guiding participants step-by-step through the process of starting and growing a business with coaching, workshops, shared office space and more.
Helping older adults in the St. Louis’ urban core realize their entrepreneurial potential by providing classes, business coaching and support.