"Life Reimagined TODAY" with Jane Pauley, a monthly TODAY show series produced and sponsored by AARP, featuring people reimagining their careers and creating their best lives.

Getting Inspired to Change the World at Hogwarts

The following is a guest post from Kim Sedmak, Executive Producer of AARP’s “Your Life Calling” with Jane Pauley: I had the wonderful opportunity to be present at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship March 28-30, 2012. Three days of being embraced, inspired and empowered by 900 delegates from 66 countries at the Oxford University’s Said Business School. I was invited as a member of the media with the intention of trying to locate innovative examples of people 50+ …

On the Road Again: Paulie Gee’s in Brooklyn

This is a guest post from Your Life Calling producer Kim Sedmak.  Until recently, I’ve spent very little time in Brooklyn, New York. I’ve fantasized about taking the day off while I’m working in New York, hopping on the train and wandering the streets of all those historic and funky neighborhoods. But, my sense of responsibility harkens and our pressing deadlines always seem to take precedence. . However, this time, I got lucky! Our March “Your Life Calling” segment for …

Behind the Scenes: Filming Jenny Bowen for Your Life Calling

The following is a guest post by  Kim Sedmak, Executive Producer of “Your Life Calling TODAY” with Jane Pauley. You can watch the Your Life Calling series here. It’s a good thing Jenny Bowen is a former filmmaker. She and her husband Richard didn’t blink an eye when I told her our “crew call” to set and light for the TODAY show interview with Jane Pauley was 5 a.m.! On that early chilly morning last December, Jenny opened the door to …

TODAY Show Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Jane Pauley

The following is a guest post by  Kim Sedmak, Executive Producer of “Your Life Calling TODAY” with Jane Pauley. You can watch the Your Life Calling series here. Jane Pauley and I were together earlier this week in Washington, DC planning for our third season of “Your Life Calling TODAY.” This is AARP’s series on the TODAY show featuring people age 50+ who are reinventing themselves in a myriad of new and different ways. It got me thinking about Jane’s …

Your Life Calling: “There Is Nothing Worse Than Feeling Like You’re Not A Part of Anything”

The following is a guest post by  Kim Sedmak, Executive Producer of “Your Life Calling TODAY” with Jane Pauley. You can watch the Your Life Calling series here.  I’d only ever seen L.A.’s ‘Skid Row’ on the news and in the movies. So to me personally walking the actual streets with Orlando Ward while shooting for the Dec. 13th TODAY SHOW segment “Your Life Calling TODAY” with Jane Pauley was an eye-opener. He once lived on skid row, was addicted …

Your Life Calling: Behind the Scenes on the Pacific Coast

The following is a guest post from Kim Sedmak. (Dispatches from Boston here, Yellowstone here.)  We’ve been on the road again – this time on a very large ferry boat to Bainbridge Island, WA, just a 35-minute ride from downtown Seattle. This is where Jane Pauley interviewed Gifford and Libba Pinchot, the founders of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI) for AARP’s TODAY SHOW series “Your Life Calling.” Ten years ago at age 58, this dynamic duo decided to do “one …