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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.

5 Ways to Relax and Enjoy Life After 60 Even More
2 months ago

5 Ways to Relax and Enjoy Life After 60 Even More

I’m in my ThirdThird now (ages 60-90) and I find there are things I used to care a lot more about than I do now. Priorities, experience, wisdom, adapting – whatever the reason, I am much more flexible in my thinking. Read More

Is a Senior Living Referral Agent Right for Me?
3 months ago

Is a Senior Living Referral Agent Right for Me?

Deciding where to live during retirement is a major life milestone that should be approached with the utmost care and consideration. Read More

How Life After Retirement is Like Being a Student Again
3 months ago

How Life After Retirement is Like Being a Student Again

As ready as I was to leave my 8-7 (it was never 9-5) world after a successful and satisfying career, I had the usual feelings that many people experience upon the phenomenon our society calls retirement. No one tells you that retirement takes processing. It’s not a day in your life; it’s a transition.
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The 4 Lifestyles We Slide Into After Retirement… and How they Impact Our Happiness
3 months ago

The 4 Lifestyles We Slide Into After Retirement… and How they Impact Our Happiness

More women than not, in their 60s and beyond, wholeheartedly embrace life.

Because of my lifestyle, I have met hundreds of women in their 60s, 70s and beyond who I notice are enjoying life, even those living under unpleasant circumstances. Read More

How to Dine Extravagantly, Even When You’re on a Budget
3 months ago

How to Dine Extravagantly, Even When You’re on a Budget

We do it three times a day, so it might as well be fabulous, fantastic, delicious, delightful. Even if we’re watching our weight. Especially if we’re watching our weight. Read More

3 Ways to Find Balance in Retirement, One Step at a Time
3 months ago

3 Ways to Find Balance in Retirement, One Step at a Time

Retirement isn’t about endings. It’s about moving forward and embracing new possibilities.

Think of your post-working years in terms of rebalancing, reimagining and even reinventing rather than just retiring. Retirement is an opportunity to create a life that truly reflects who you are. Read More

How to Feel Like a Millionaire Inside, No Matter What’s Going on Outside
4 months ago

How to Feel Like a Millionaire Inside, No Matter What’s Going on Outside

Recently, a reader of my Millionaire series commented that perhaps thinking like a millionaire isn’t something to be aspired to because “What’s so good about being acquisitive, status oriented and power hungry?” Read More

How to Make a Successful Transition to Retirement – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
4 months ago

How to Make a Successful Transition to Retirement – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

One topic that we all have on our minds as we enter our 60s is how to successfully transition to retirement. Read More

Throw Out Your “To Do” List and Get More from Semi-Retirement
4 months ago

Throw Out Your “To Do” List and Get More from Semi-Retirement

Do you have a checklist in your mind that ticks off what counts? I do. It’s a proverbial one.

Let’s see, I get a point for working long hours, another point for making money, a point for having a day when I did not overeat and did my exercises. I get points for visiting a sick person, but not as many as I do when I get a new job contract, especially one that affords status. Read More

Retirement: Are You Ready for A Solo Act?
5 months ago

Retirement: Are You Ready for A Solo Act?

Most women in their 60s are headed for a solo future. Are you prepared for yours?

Millions of Americans are finding themselves on their own as they head toward retirement. Some are solo by circumstance, others by choice. Baby Boomers – all of them – are driving new trends in housing, work, caretaking and traveling while also redefining what it means to be part of a community. Read More