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Life After Retirement

Life after retirement is a complicated time. Not only do you have to worry about your retirement savings, but, you also need to find meaning in your life. Here are some retirement ideas to help you get more from the best years of your life.

3 Unexpected Ways Starting a Blog Can Improve Your Life After 60 (Video)
3 years ago

3 Unexpected Ways Starting a Blog Can Improve Your Life After 60 (Video)

Life after 60 is intense. So, why on Earth would anyone want to start a blog at our age? Isn’t there enough talk in the world? Don’t we all have better things to do with our time than share our opinions with the world? Read More

How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Retirement, No Matter Your Income
3 years ago

How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Retirement, No Matter Your Income

Whether we retire or continue working part-time, in our 60s, we become conscious of money in an entirely new way. For much of our lives, we were earning money and saving it. If we were smart about how we invested, spent and saved our money, our net worth was always going up. Read More

3 Tips to Kick-Start Your Senior Housing Search
3 years ago

3 Tips to Kick-Start Your Senior Housing Search

Research states that approximately 12-million Americans will need long-term care by the year 2020. In addition, 68% percent of individuals over the age of 65 will eventually develop some form of cognitive impairment or need assistance completing at least two activities of daily living such as dressing, showering and eating. Read More

Writing, Cats, Yoga and Ceramics – Embracing Life After Retirement (Video)
3 years ago

Writing, Cats, Yoga and Ceramics – Embracing Life After Retirement (Video)

For most of our lives, we look forward to retirement as if it was the ultimate destination. We monitor our savings account, hoping that we have enough money to maintain our quality of life. We think about all of the fabulous places that we want to go. We dream about what we will do with ourselves when, for the first time in more than 4 decades, we have free time again. Read More

6 Things People Don’t Get About Life After 60
3 years ago

6 Things People Don’t Get About Life After 60

I have written this article in response to a gaggle of women, in their 50s, who should know better! These women made sweeping generalizations about life after 60, which were both fascinating and alarming. Read More

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali
3 years ago

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali

I retired in Bali… can you?

Retirement crept up on me. I had excellent health, meager savings and a severe case of age-appropriate denial. Then, three friends died of cancer within eighteen months. I wasn’t yet sixty-one. All younger than I, they had unrealized dreams and unfinished lives. Read More

My Life as a 60-Year-Old Digital Nomad
3 years ago

My Life as a 60-Year-Old Digital Nomad

I have had many professional titles in my life. I’ve been a Creative Director, Executive Communications Manager, Bookstore Manager and CEO. Read More

Should I Give Up on Retiring in Costa Rica to be with My Grandson?
3 years ago

Should I Give Up on Retiring in Costa Rica to be with My Grandson?

By  •  Lifestyle

Retiring in Costa Rica was a game changer for us, but, we wanted to retire close to the ocean and California was out of our budget. Read More

Unconventional Retirement Advice: 4 Steps to Transform Your Career, Relationships and Life After 60
3 years ago

Unconventional Retirement Advice: 4 Steps to Transform Your Career, Relationships and Life After 60

There’s a “silver tsunami” making waves. Around 10,000 Baby Boomers will hit retirement, every single day, over the course of the next twenty years – and, that’s just in the U.S. Read More

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered
3 years ago

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered

By  •  Lifestyle

In a recent post, Planning takes Wisdom, Courage, and a Village I promised to ask Dr. Maria Carney, the elder orphans research lead, issues that bother readers most about aging alone. Read More