"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.

“Your Life Calling” On the Road: Boston, MA

This is a guest post from Your Life Calling producer Kim Sedmak.  AARP’s “Your Life Calling TODAY” Production team was back on the road a few weeks ago in Boston, MA with Jane Pauley in tow. This time, we’re at a Boys and Girls Day Care Center in Dorchester where Jane interviewed Mary Reed for a segment airing in July on the TODAY show. Mary has become one of Boston’s most amazing educators, civic leaders and advocates for young children. …

Your Life Calling: Yellowstone!

Your Life Calling, hosted by Jane Pauley and airing monthly on the TODAY show, is out filming their next story in Yellowstone. Below, production notes from producer Kim Sedmak. We’re “on the road again” as Willy Nelson likes to sing!  AARP’s “Your Life Calling” crew and I have just come off nearly a week of shooting in Yellowstone National Park with Jane Pauley on the scene for a few days. They’re shooting the June segment for the TODAY SHOW series. …

Your Life Calling: Reinventing after Broadway

This morning Jane Pauley swung by the Today Show to premiere the new Your Life Calling segment. It profiles Tripp Hanson, who left his career as a singer/dancer on Broadway to pursue acupuncture, and is now treating some of his former co-stars. Hanson joined Pauley and AARP’s Director of Workforce Issues Deborah Russell in a live chat this afternoon to give advice about reinventing your career. You can read the whole transcript here, but here are some highlights: Maggie : …

Your Life Calling: A Second Chance to Help with Second Chances

Above, Sylvia Abrego-Araiza poses with Your Life Calling host Jane Pauley. Abrego-Araiza is now working as a drug and alcohol youth counselor in McAllen, Texas, after going back to school for an associate’s degree in social work. “I had the opportunity to be youthful again. I had lost so much of that before.” Tune in tomorrow morning, 8 am EST, as Sylvia appears with Jane Pauley on the Today Show to talk about her work, and her own second chance. …

Your Life Calling: Recipe for Success

This month’s Your Life Calling segment profiles the delicious reinvention of Antoinette Little, a former law firm administrator who opened a chocolate shop in Phillipsburg, NJ. Jane Pauley swung by the Today Show this morning to premiere the piece (and to give Meredith Vieira one of Antoinette’s boxes of assorted truffles – yum!), and this afternoon she and Antoinette joined retirement expert Kerry Hannon in a live online chat. Little talked about her sweet new entrepreneurial life, and Hannon offered …

Your Life Calling: Hiking the Appalachian Trail

(via mtsofan) What do you do when you’re done with teaching ? Joe Liles decided he’d walk the Appalachian Trail. All 2,179 miles of it. He did it, last year, starting on March 5, 2009 and reaching Mount Katahdin on September 15. Liles was sending out email dispatches; some former students made it into a blog. You can read the fascinating archives (and his latest reflections on his hike last year) here. Liles will be featured tomorrow, November 10, on …