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What is a Retirement Coach and Why Might You Need One?
3 weeks ago

What is a Retirement Coach and Why Might You Need One?

In our parents’ days, people simply left the job they had held most of their lives and moved onto permanent vacation when they retired. But then, most of them never lived the additional 25 to 30 years anticipated for many of us boomers. Read More

Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough
3 weeks ago

Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough

Finally, you have reached the age when you are beginning to think about downsizing. Perhaps you have familiarized yourself with all the practical and even emotional difficulties involved and have decided you are not quite ready to take the plunge.

Is there anything you can do in preparation for the eventual day? Read More

Retiring Overseas in Paradise – What Does It REALLY Cost?
3 weeks ago

Retiring Overseas in Paradise – What Does It REALLY Cost?

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Many of us have dreams of retiring under waving palm trees after decades of working hard and looking after others. But can we afford our fantasy lifestyle? Read More

How Old Do You Feel on the Inside? The Art of Staying Youthful Within
3 weeks ago

How Old Do You Feel on the Inside? The Art of Staying Youthful Within

Over a year ago, I was going to come out of the closet about my age at a talk I was giving. I had just had a birthday though, and someone beat me to it by putting it on Facebook. I had just turned 77. Read More

6 Benefits of Shopping Online for Personal Hygiene Products
3 weeks ago

6 Benefits of Shopping Online for Personal Hygiene Products

Do you ever feel embarrassed about buying personal hygiene products, like bladder control, sexual health or even denture products? Read More

3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story
3 weeks ago

3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story

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Every person has a unique life story. There is no such thing as two life stories being the same. As a life story writing coach and memoir teacher, I believe everyone should take the time to put their story on paper. Read More

Downsizing After Retirement: House, Apartment or Retirement Community?
3 weeks ago

Downsizing After Retirement: House, Apartment or Retirement Community?

So now you’re retired: Kids are out of the house. Alarm clocks are quiet. Schedule is free. You might be walking around your home thinking, “Gosh, we have a lot of space.”

Retirement is a new chapter in life, and many see it as a chance to try something different and exciting. Read More

What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?
4 weeks ago

What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?

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We all use the cloud almost every day in one form or another. However, many of us have no idea what it actually means.

When we talk about “the cloud,” what this means is that the things you create (a.k.a. data), such as photos, videos, documents and email, are not physically stored on a computer, phone or tablet. Read More

Retirement Living Redefined: Life in the Time of Luxurious Gifts
4 weeks ago

Retirement Living Redefined: Life in the Time of Luxurious Gifts

When I first retired, many questions surfaced. Who am I now – without a job title, an identity in the community, without responsibility and status, without a paycheck each week? What do I mean? Am I important anymore? To whom? How can I feel vital and needed? Read More

After 60, You Can’t Do Everything That You Used to Do… and That’s Ok
1 month ago

After 60, You Can’t Do Everything That You Used to Do… and That’s Ok

I’ve been a runner for more than forty years – ever since taking a jogging class as part of a gym requirement in college. It’s a real passion of mine. For a long time, I ran races and participated in marathons. More recently, I built up to long runs in the spring and summer. Read More