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Monday, February 1 • 13:45 - 14:15
(On-demand session released) Older Men and the Transition to Retirement – 45 minutes

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The focus will be on a study of how men age 55 or older, who have been highly work-identified, are able to find a new sense of community, discover meaning beyond work, and engage in activities that give them a renewed sense of purpose in retirement. Also discussed will be the complexity of the transition and its psychological impact.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Increased understanding of career/life transitions of older men
  • Implications for programs to support successful transitions for this group
  • Better understanding of issues related to high work identification

Speakers | Conférenciers
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William Borgen

Professor, University of British Columbia
Bill Borgen has studied career and life transitions and has developed programs that have been implemented nationally and internationally. His work has been adapted for use in Bhutan, Hungary, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
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Deepak Mathew

Assistant Professor, Trinity Western University
Deepak Mathew is an Assistant Professor in Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University. His research interest is in the area of career development and life transitions.


Monday February 1, 2021 13:45 - 14:15 EST