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"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.

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Your Life Calling: Yellowstone!

Posted on 05/25/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

WorkYour 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

Posted on 02/15/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

WorkThis 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

Posted on 01/10/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeAbove, 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

Posted on 12/7/2010 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeThis 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

Posted on 11/9/2010 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your Life(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 …

Jane Pauley: Making Reinvention Real

Posted on 10/1/2010 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Entertainment(Jane Pauley interviews Lawrence McRae, also known as the Prostate Man, in August on the Today Show.) Jane Pauley’s familiar face and signature snappy wit was on stage yesterday, but the real stars were her subjects. Ret. General Anthony Tata, knitter Betsy McCarthy (who was totally knitting on stage!), and “Prostate Man” Lawrence McRae made up the oddest trio, but the audience lined up to ask them questions that ranged from personal to political. And, really, that’s the appeal of …