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Be A Volunteer During The Holidays

Be A Volunteer During The Holidays

There’s no better time of the year than the holiday season. From delicious treats to cozying up by the fire, everyone’s in a wonderful mood. Since it is the season of giving, wouldn’t it be nice to spread the cheer with those in need? The winter season offers plenty of ways to volunteer and give back to the community. Not […]

Prepare Your Transition to Retirement

Prepare Your Transition to Retirement

Retirement planning is a topic that is often addressed in a strictly numerical context. A certain amount of assets must be accumulated and these assets…

Make A Successful Mid-Life Career Change!

Make A Successful Mid-Life Career Change!

For some of us, there comes a day when we wonder if we are in the right career. We wake up each morning lacking energy…

Rethinking Aging in an Overtreated Society

Rethinking Aging in an Overtreated Society

  For those fortunate enough to reside in the developed world, death before reaching a ripe old age is a tragedy, not a fact of…

Reinvent Your Identity, Start Your Next Chapter Part II

Reinvent Your Identity, Start Your Next Chapter Part II

Transitioning or pivoting into a new career and lifestyle is intimidating. We are leaving the comfortable surroundings and routines we have had for many years and…

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Reinvent Your Identity and Start Your Next Chapter, Part I

Reinvent Your Identity and Start Your Next Chapter, Part I

As many of us consider retiring from our current job, we often dream of life beyond the walls of our…

Live Independently NOW!

Live Independently NOW!

No matter how rich life is in youth and middle age, the elder years can bring on increasing isolation and loneliness as social connections lessen, especially if friends and family members move away. Senior cohousing…

Refire! Don’t Retire: Make The Best of Your Life

Refire! Don’t Retire: Make The Best of Your Life

In the News – Press Releases from The Ken Blanchard Companies New Book Encourages Mature Adults to “Refire” Not Retire — Bestselling Author Ken Blanchard and Aging Expert Morton Shaevitz Team Up to Empower a…

Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life

Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life

Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally Really, Grow Up defines our journey less in…

A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging

A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging

Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging   A rousing call to rethink…

Rocking Our Views On Aging

Rocking Our Views On Aging

From childhood on, we’re barraged by messages that it’s sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and…

Second Chance At Love

Second Chance At Love

Who Knew? I wasn’t expecting much being divorced and in my fifties.  I was a daughter, mother, grandmother…


Charles Eugster: Champion At 97

Charles Eugster: Champion At 97

He was a body-builder, a sprinter, a public speaker, a writer, a rower, a wakeboarder, an entrepreneur, and a…

Plan For Your Next Life Stage

Plan For Your Next Life Stage

Heraclitus, an ancient Greek philosopher, once said that “Change is the only constant in life”. Centuries have passed,…

The Stages of Your “Elongated Life”

The Stages of Your “Elongated Life”

Living to 100+ With increased longevity, people today are living an “elongated life” to 100+. Indeed, some people…

Healing Your Grief About Getting Older

Healing Your Grief About Getting Older

Excerpt from Healing Your Grief About Getting Older by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. “Wish not so much to live long, but…


You Need A Smooth Transition Into Retirement

You Need A Smooth Transition Into Retirement

Stop thinking about it as retirement. Start thinking about it as a transition. The traditional meaning of retirement…

Who Are You Calling “OLD”?

We must begin a different conversation about getting old. The word “old” is associated with words like elderly,…

ROBS: A Different Way to Start Your Retirement Business

ROBS: A Different Way to Start Your Retirement Business

After spending years of your life having to answer to someone else, it is only natural to want…

Crossing Off Your Bucket List Doesn’t Stop at 100

Crossing Off Your Bucket List Doesn’t Stop at 100

“I’m too old for that” is not an excuse. At least it’s not for Al Blaschke, from Texas,…


Phased Retirement Can Be a Win-Win

Phased Retirement Can Be a Win-Win

As you are nearing retirement, you might not want to completely withdraw from the workforce. More companies are…

For Midwife, 71, Delivering Babies Never Gets Old

For Midwife, 71, Delivering Babies Never Gets Old

Sometimes you can’t retire even if you want to. For Dian Sparling, a certified nurse midwife in Fort…

At 85, ‘Old-School’ Politician Shows No Signs Of Quitting

At 85, ‘Old-School’ Politician Shows No Signs Of Quitting

Politics is one field that has long been associated with people working into their later years — sometimes…

For One Senior, Working Past Retirement Age Is A Workout

For One Senior, Working Past Retirement Age Is A Workout

Retirement isn’t what it used to be, or even when it used to be. Since the late 1970s,…


Rethinking Retirement Age

Rethinking Retirement Age

The age at which we retire has traditionally been linked to cultural norms and external factors such as…

Our Assumptions About Older Workers Are Wrong

Our Assumptions About Older Workers Are Wrong

It is almost second nature to create stereotypes of people based on age. If someone is in their…

Realize Your Dreams as an Entrepreneur

Realize Your Dreams as an Entrepreneur

If you’ve ever been driven to rage and despair trying to pry open one of those plastic blister…

Inspiring Voices of Healthy Aging

Take some advice from just a few healthy agers, content in enjoying their current way of life, and…


Aging in America

With our quickly aging society, big changes lie ahead. But what does that mean, exactly? Nobody knows for…

Thoughts on Aging from Literature’s Greatest Minds

We may not know what lies ahead, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from the lives of…

Hero of the Week: Martin Greenfield

Martin Greenfield, 88, is one of the most prominent tailors in the world, having now made suits for…

Handling Technological Change in the Workplace

Handling Technological Change in the Workplace

Is the constant evolution of technology in the workplace forcing you to consider early retirement? This is a…


How to Find Fulfilling Part Time Jobs

How to Find Fulfilling Part Time Jobs

Are you recently, or soon-to-be retired, and looking for a fulfilling way to spend your time while supplementing…

Give Back: Become a Mentor

Give Back: Become a Mentor

Are you looking for a new, rewarding activity to add to your lifestyle? Would you love to find…

Plan and Design Your Lifestyle

Plan and Design Your Lifestyle

When you picture your ideal retirement, what do you see? This question is essential to planning your post-work…

Ranger Embarks on New Career at 85

“Life keeps opening up… and as long as that’s true, then I’m going to keep on living it.”…


Maintaining Structure and Purpose in Retirement

Maintaining Structure and Purpose in Retirement

For most of our lives, we are guided by structure. Work routines help us feel connected and useful,…

Make a Difference by Volunteering Abroad

Make a Difference by Volunteering Abroad

There are many ways to spend your retirement years, but how do you make them truly meaningful? If you…

How Volunteering Can Improve Longevity

How Volunteering Can Improve Longevity

Everyone knows volunteering makes the world a better place. But did you know it also can help you…

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