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Great Part-Time Jobs for Seniors

Senior Care in Pelham AL

Senior Care in Pelham ALThe transition to retirement isn’t always an easy one for all seniors.  In fact, many seniors may feel directionless or lost when they suddenly have no workplace to go to each day.  Even though many seniors may have been looking forward to retirement for a long time, it is still normal to feel a little let-down when the change actually does happen.  For this reason, some seniors may benefit from working part-time.  Part-time jobs can help seniors to supplement their income, meet new people, and do things that they enjoy while still having plenty of time to dedicate to things like hobbies, grandchildren, and travel.  For seniors who are interested in seeking a part-time job, here is a list of just a few great part-time opportunities for seniors.

  • Seasonal Work

Many companies will hire part-time employees for certain seasons of the year.  For example, many retailers will hire extra staff for the holiday season and many parks and zoos will hire extra staff for the summers. These jobs tend to be low-stress and they can be great for seniors who love to be social and out-going. During the peak times of the year, crowds will be big and it is not likely that there will be a dull moment!

  • Freelancing

Working from home as a freelancer is a great way for seniors to continue to use their skills but not have the pressure of commuting every day. Seniors who have skills in writing, editing, photography, etc. may enjoy the freedom that comes with freelancing.

  • Tutoring

Tutoring is a great opportunity for former teachers as well as any senior who enjoys working with children. Seniors can work for a tutoring center or have more flexibility when they work out of their own home and set their own hours. Tutoring is a rewarding job can make a difference in a child’s life.

  • Selling Crafts

These days it is easy for anyone to open their own virtual shop online. If you have a talent for making crafts by knitting, woodworking, embroidering, etc., you may be able to make some supplemental income by selling your products online.

  • Working for Your Previous Employer

If you enjoyed your previous job but still would like to transition into retirement, it is a good idea to inquire about working part-time or as a consultant. If your employer agrees, you will have the best of both worlds!

If you or an aging loved one are considering hiring professional senior care services in Pelham, AL, call and talk to the staff at Lipford Home Care (205) 623-5700.

Dennis and Kelly Lipford

Dennis is a graduate of Auburn University and is a U.S. Army veteran. Kelly is a graduate of the University of Alabama and is a life long resident of Birmingham.

They have three teenage children and are actively involved in their church and community – both teach high school Sunday school while Dennis coaches youth sports and Kelly leads a women’s Bible study. Dennis & Kelly personally manage the daily activities of the company.

It is their passion and commitment to providing quality and responsive service that has made their company the fastest growing home care agency in Birmingham.

They believe that being an independently owned and operated company gives them the flexibility to manage their business in a way that better serves their clients.

They understand you have a choice in care providers and they will do their utmost to earn your trust.