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Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son
9 hours ago

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son

When retiring abroad, isn’t it hard to learn the local language? This is one of the most common questions that I receive when I tell people about my decision to move to Switzerland. Read More

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
10 hours ago

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?

Over the course of our lives, most of us have had our fair share of pets. At times, my house felt like a petting zoo, with dogs cats and birds all crying for my attention. Read More

Will Your Current Home Adapt to Your Needs as You Age?
2 days ago

Will Your Current Home Adapt to Your Needs as You Age?

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After caring for my parents, I looked long and hard at my lifestyle. I knew urgent changes weren’t necessary, but carefully assessing my situation made me feel in control of the future…
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Driving After 60: I Don’t Want to Do It Anymore but Can’t Let Go Either
3 days ago

Driving After 60: I Don’t Want to Do It Anymore but Can’t Let Go Either

Have you noticed as you get older that driving a car is a little more challenging? I do and frankly, if I can avoid doing it, I will. It’s not that I’ve become doddering and frail, but it just isn’t an activity I enjoy…
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Cremation 101: What Do You Really Need to Know About That Funeral
5 days ago

Cremation 101: What Do You Really Need to Know About That Funeral

There is no aspect of funeral service as misunderstood as cremation. The biggest misconception is that cremation precludes any and all funeral services. Nothing could be further from the truth…

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I’m Not Retiring… I Quit! How the Way You Leave Your Job Can Change Your Life
6 days ago

I’m Not Retiring… I Quit! How the Way You Leave Your Job Can Change Your Life

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At any other point in your career, telling your employer that you are quitting without a new job waiting for you is a big mistake. But, I’m here to tell you that there is something far worse than saying “I quit” and that is saying “I’m retiring.” Read More

Chronically Late? 4 Strategies That Will Keep You on Time as a Mature Woman
1 week ago

Chronically Late? 4 Strategies That Will Keep You on Time as a Mature Woman

“Wow, your hair smells really good.” It’s an odd thing for someone else’s husband to say to you, but it wasn’t the first time I’d heard it. And when the wife hugged me, too, as we all sat down to our restaurant meal that evening…
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How to Master the Tiny Behaviors That Can Lead to Remarkable Results
1 week ago

How to Master the Tiny Behaviors That Can Lead to Remarkable Results

In his book, Atomic Habits, author James Clear tells the story of professional cycling in Great Britain which had endured nearly one hundred years of mediocrity…

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The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost
1 week ago

The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost

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Do you remember how years before the advent of the Internet we used to write old-fashioned letters to one another that we stamped and mailed? Maybe we even got creative and sealed the letter with special sealing wax…
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This is the Worst Mistake You Can Make When Retiring Abroad
2 weeks ago

This is the Worst Mistake You Can Make When Retiring Abroad

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There are many reasons that retiring abroad has become a hot trend. Some of us are looking for a way to live comfortably on Social Security and our limited savings. Others are choosing to seek adventure in far of places after a lifetime of being stuck in a cubicle. Still others are moving abroad in retirement to be closer to family members in other countries. Read More