Will Ageism Become a Principal “ism” in the Growing Multigenerational Workforce? March 17, 2010

Barbara Hildner will present a poster session to discuss this topic at the National Council on Aging-American Society on Aging annual conference in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 4:30pm.  This is and will continue to be a growing phenomenon as older workers cannot or do not want to leave the job market, especially [...]

Longview CommunityCollege, continuing education class March 5, 2009 (past)

On March 5, 2009, Barbara spoke to the continuing education class of Burke Maxted.  She discussed career changes at midlife and beyond, focusing on exploring transferable skills, job training and marketing ones self as a mature job seeker.

Thinking About Retirement? Think Again March 13, 2009 (past)

Barbara made a presentation to members of Shepherd’s Center of Central Methodist Church in Kansas City’s Adventures in Learning program.  She discussed various options for part time employment or volunteerism in retirement, which with increased life expectancy could be another 30 to 40 years after retirement. 

“Opportunities at Midlife and Beyond” February 5,12,19,26 2009

Beginning Thursday, February 5, 2009, and for 3 succeeding Thursdays, at 7:00-8:30pm at All Souls Unitarian Church, be able to explore options including continuing or looking for work, changing careers, starting a business or volunteering.  They will be helped to assess their needs, interests and skills, set goals and get tips on implementing them.  There [...]

December 28, 2008, “Rethinking Retirement” (past)

10:am, All Souls Unitarian Church, 4501 Walnut, Kansas City, MO.  Barbara Discusses her book, “Thinking About Retirement? Think Again” with Michael Duffy.

Radio Station KCTE, “Success in the Heartland” 7-1-08 (past)

KC Star article: KC author’s book maps a guide for retirement planning

Kansas City Star article on Barbara Hildner and the book:   Posted on Sat, Oct. 18, 2008 KC author’s book maps a guide for retirement planning By ROBERT COLE The Kansas City Star Career counselor, teacher, workshop leader. That sums up Barbara Hildner’s many years of experience that she drew upon in her latest career [...]

KCTV 5, News This Weekend, 8:20AM (past)

Title:KCTV 5, News This Weekend Location: KCTV 5, channel 5 television in Kansas City metro. Description: Barbara Hildner and Mark Harris. Mr. Harris changed careers at midlife, from policeman to ballroom dance instructor. A television demonstration appears on the program at 8:20 AM, and Barbara discusses her book. Start Time: 08:20 Date: 2008-10-18

As I See It, Kansas City Star

In the Kansas City Star: Posted on Thu, Jul. 17, 2008 AS I SEE IT: Rethinking the retirement age By BARBARA B. HILDNER Special to The Star Economic circumstance has reversed retirement trends for the new generation of hopeful retirees. With economic uncertainty, inflation, job losses, rising health-care costs and low savings, there are plenty [...]

Book Signing (past)

You are invited to a book signing by Barbara for her book, Thinking About Retirement? Think again at Barnes and Noble bookstore on the Country Club Plaza, 400 West 47th Street in Kansas City, Missouri on Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 6:00pm.