Purpose Prize winner Adele Douglass, 65, launched her encore career in her mid-50s by drawing from the passion she had for animals and creating a nonprofit promoting the humane treatment of farm animals. She cashed in her 401(k) to help make the transition. Recent research from MetLife Foundation and Civic Ventures found that finances play a major obstacle for people who want to switch to encore careers.
Finding a Second Career Beyond Midlife
Publication / Initial Date:
Monday, April 30, 2012