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I will be retiring the end of the summer from a school district in the Special education dept. That I’ve worked at for 16 years. I’m 58 and received a Parkinson’s diagnosis 3 years ago. All my issues are on the left side (I thank God I’m right handed). Can still can do ALOT but only want to work less than 20 hours a week. Scarred to put myself out there but will do it. Side note, I HONESTLY only look in my 40’s but am 58 and will not hide it. Know how dress too. Long and short of it any advice?

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Francisca Perez
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Dios te bendiga princesa eres una guerrera y lograras tu meta voy a ti felicidades

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Carol Jordan
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First of all take care of your health. That's the most important thing. I retired the end of 2017 from college teaching. While I miss my students, I don't miss the bureaucracy and stress of not knowing if and when my classes would be cancelled. As far as "advice," I don't have a lot. However, you might try working part time for Headstart or Goodwill if they have training programs in your area. You might also consider tutoring. I wish you the best and will pray for your health.

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Ray D
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Continue to push for your designated hrs. You will get a breakthrough; just have faith and be diligent. Blessings....

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David Cole
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First able, thank you for your services as a Special Education teacher as my wife is a Special Education teacher herself, and it is one of the most unappreciated professions that I have seen. Melissa Packer had mentioned AARP, and a couple of AARP bulletins ago, there was an article in there about legitimate work at home opportunities that looked of interest in case either of us were going to be unemployed again, and it could be an opportunity for you, Wanda. I think the work at home opportunity combined with private tutoring like other posters before me suggested, could really fill your days, and keep in mind that age is just a number. I will be 58 next year, myself, so keep on trucking!

Best wishes, Wanda, you will be fine!

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Candace Anderson
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I do home health as a CNA but you could also be a home aide. It's very satisfying and helping people who really need your help. Good luck

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Wanda G
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Hi Wanda apply at Goodwill or call the AARP. They offer part-time work. Good Luck to you!

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Loren Stover
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l totally get it. Am coming on 60 in July but still work like 45. Some folks just don't get your as young as U feel. Sad and frustrated for all of us.

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Mohammad sumon
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I thank you so much for thanking me that you have been working for a long time for 16 years. I pray to Allah that if you keep your body healthy you can work for a long time.

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Sylvia Guillemette
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I work in the Helping People business.

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Beatrice Pesqueira
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Bless your soul. I am sure there is some type of job you can do. Remember to not give up.

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