New Assessment Tool From Home Instead Senior Care Aims to Inspire Next Career Move

Providing insight into the changing post-retirement landscape, a new survey by Home Instead, Inc. ( revealed that more than half (53%) of workers approaching retirement in the next five years believe they will likely return to work.

In terms of their next move, the majority of both those approaching retirement (68%) and those who have “unretired” and returned to work (65%) said they will change or have changed industries. What’s more, nearly 80% of both groups said they want to make a meaningful impact in their communities in their post-retirement years, such as, a role in volunteerism, caregiving, teaching or giving back.

To help workers start to think about how to make the most of their post-retirement years, the Home Instead Senior Care network is introducing tips and resources including an online career assessment tool that asks users questions about their interests, skills and ideal work environment before recommending categories of jobs that might suit them. Families can find program resources and information at

“Whether you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others, share your expertise, network with new people or create something new, our hope is the career assessment tool will help spark ideas and conversation around what a rewarding next chapter could look like,” explained John Hudnall, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Dodge, Washington and Saunders counties.

Founded in 1994 in Omaha by Lori and Paul Hogan, the Home Instead Senior Care® network provides personalized care, support and education to help enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Learn more by visiting