Careers: Careers After Retirement

A Special Section As the boomers move deeper into middle age, many are leaving careers and striking out afresh, while they are still hale enough to face new challenges. Here is how to afford it

A WHOLE NEW LIFE MAY BE BECKONING--IF YOU PLAN IT

Robert Sarnoff, 60, of Belle Harbor, N.Y., says his friends have dubbed him "the poster child for retirement." A former high school art teacher and assistant principal, Sarnoff left the New York City school system five years ago, and since then has worked part time directing a program that teaches art and computer skills to the homeless. But that's just the start. Sarnoff has showcased his paintings at two art exhibits, written five plays that were produced off-off-Broadway and acted in five independent films. "Even though I loved teaching, I knew...

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