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Adults Find Paying Jobs Through Federal Program

They call her “Miss Sharon.” For nearly a year, she has worked at Changes City Spa in Ghent, where she spends much of her time doing laundry among other things.

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Boomers fueling wave of entrepreneurship

In a mix of boomer individualism and economic necessity, older Americans have fueled a wave of entrepreneurship. The result is a slew of enterprises such as Crash Boom Bam, the vintage drum company.

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Older job seekers have a tough time finding jobs

Compared to younger job seekers, older adults receive fewer job offers, search for weeks longer and are ultimately less likely to find re-employment after losing a job.

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5 signs U.S. jobs market finally accelerating

More workers in the prime 25- to 54-year-old age group are finding jobs. The winter freeze was less destructive to hiring than had been assumed. Layoffs have declined since February. And an increase in hours worked suggest that incomes will rise.

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Job market challenging for baby boomers

But as many boomers have lost their jobs and faced long-term unemployment in the Great Recession, career change has been difficult.

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