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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.

Turning 60 is a Gift: What’s Not to Love about Being a Fabulous Older Woman?
5 months ago

Turning 60 is a Gift: What’s Not to Love about Being a Fabulous Older Woman?

After my previous post on pet peeves I felt I should do as promised and highlight what I love about life in my 60s.

It is only natural that as we get older certain things and situations will annoy us from time to time. But on balance there is so much more to enjoy and be grateful for. Read More

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
5 months ago

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

On the surface, living on a cruise ship sounds like heaven. Just imagine. It’s 7am and you are awoken by the sunrise and the sounds of sea birds. You stretch, throw on a robe and make your way to your balcony. Moments later, your husband returns with two cappuccinos and a carafe of fresh orange juice. Read More

5 Ways to Discover Your New Path in the Transition to Retirement
5 months ago

5 Ways to Discover Your New Path in the Transition to Retirement

When you’re a year or two away from retirement, or from your kids graduating and moving on with their lives, you start fantasizing about how wonderful it’s going to be to have lots of free time to do whatever you want to do. Read More

These Japanese Teepees May Be the Coolest Retirement Homes in the World
5 months ago

These Japanese Teepees May Be the Coolest Retirement Homes in the World

When you reach a certain age in life, retirement becomes an unavoidable topic. And when it comes to retirement, there’s a lot to consider – retirement activities, retirement companions and even retirement homes. Read More

How to Fight Back Against Retirement Anxiety and Find Your True Self
5 months ago

How to Fight Back Against Retirement Anxiety and Find Your True Self

I’m the first of my close friends to retire – by a long shot. In fact, even among my work friends, most of them still have another five years to go. Then they can turn off the alarm clock and plan their days to their liking. Read More

Finding the Funny Side of Bureaucracy: How to Deal with Red Tape Without Seeing Red
5 months ago

Finding the Funny Side of Bureaucracy: How to Deal with Red Tape Without Seeing Red

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The older I get, the more I am reduced to gibbering incandescence by all the red-tapery that loops round every aspect of modern day life. You too? Thought so. Read More

Why Retirement is No Longer a One-Way Street
7 months ago

Why Retirement is No Longer a One-Way Street

Sometimes retirement doesn’t turn out the way we imagined. We may not be ready emotionally or financially, or have enough activities to fill up a once busy calendar. We may miss the day-to-day social interactions of the workplace or find it hard to make new friends and develop new interests. Read More

Unique Assisted Living Facility Uses Nostalgia to Make Alzheimer’s Patients Feel at Home
7 months ago

Unique Assisted Living Facility Uses Nostalgia to Make Alzheimer’s Patients Feel at Home

In recent years, there has been a growing consensus among assisted living facility leaders that nostalgia can be a powerful tool to help Alzheimer’s patients to reconnect with their lost memories. In other words, by using familiar images, sounds, places and even smells, family members and caregivers may be able to improve the lives of the people they care about most. Read More

Are You Involved in Youth Mentoring? We Need Your Advice
7 months ago

Are You Involved in Youth Mentoring? We Need Your Advice

I know from talking with many women in the Sixty and Me community that youth mentoring can, quite literally, change your life. When you help kids and teenagers to get a good start, you end up bringing meaning into your own life. Read More

5 Tips to Help You Find a Roommate After 60
8 months ago

5 Tips to Help You Find a Roommate After 60

One of the most important steps in finding a roommate is deciding that you’re ready to do so. This step, however, often gets trampled over in the decision-making process. So, I advise women who are contemplating the roommate option to take careful steps and consider the following five tips. Read More