The Hosts

Your Second Act Conference is hosted for the second time by Heart at Work Associates & The Boomer Institute and Maine Senior Guide.

Maine Senior Guide is an online resource of all things senior, from estate management to home health care and senior communities. The site is free to users, and sorts geographically so information is presented by region.

Maine Senior Guide also hosts five seniors expos around the state. Join us at senior expos in May (Scarborough), June (Rockland or Auburn), and October 2018 (Freeport October 4 or Kittery October 10). You can reach MSG principal Deborah McLean at (207) 232-7847 or

Heart at Work Associates is a unique career counseling and outplacement firm in Portland, Maine. From establishing a career direction to creating a successful job search strategy following a layoff or transition, the Heart At Work team incorporates current best practices and use of social media and will customize a path that leads to work for any life stage or level of employment. The founder and owner, Barbara Babkirk, is an expert in boomer transitions. Contact Barbara at (207) 775-6400 or for more information.

The Boomer Institute is a unique job matching program of Heart At Work Associates for individuals over 50 to help them find work that has purpose and meaning. The Boomer Institute matches Maine’s for-profit and non-profit employers with experienced professionals for mutual benefit.

With a focus on building Maine’s economy and easing the talent gap, The Boomer Institute provides purposeful retirement options for Maine’s vibrant boomer population. For more information, email: