But finding employment is difficult when age becomes a factor, not only
because physical wear is a major issue but because employers look for
younger and more qualified applicants. Fortunately, there are home-based
jobs that do not require special skills, high educational attainment,
and age limit.
Data-Entry Job – This job only requires typing skill as what is involves
is transcribing handwritten data, numbers, symbols, spreadsheet
information to computer programs. The demand for this job is high, as
almost all companies use the Internet and require someone to transfer a
form of data to a computer program.
Writing Job – This one requires a little bit of writing skill. But while
not everyone is or could be a good writer, many elderly know how and
can write. Freelance writing jobs are all over the net, it just takes
patience to find a client.
Non-Computing Jobs – Let us steer away from the computer a minute. There
are endless numbers of home jobs for the elderly that any older person
can do. Jobs such as taking care of another elderly person,
housekeeping, babysitting, and cooking are just some of the possible
jobs. There are hundreds more you can choose from.