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Use “GROWTH” Time to Manage Life-Stage Transitions

Use “GROWTH” Time to Manage Life-Stage Transitions

Heraclitus, an ancient Greek philosopher, once said that “Change is the only constant in life”. Centuries have passed, and the statement is as true today as it was then. The question is: are we using this period of change for growth? Studies report that the most significant causes of stress include deaths of parents and […]

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 believe that if you’re born in the…

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 to live well.” — Benjamin Franklin A…

3 Considerations For A Smooth Transition Into Retirement

3 Considerations For A Smooth Transition Into Retirement

Stop thinking about it as retirement. Start thinking about it as a transition. The traditional meaning of retirement used to be: work until 65, live…

Who Are You Calling “OLD”?

Who Are You Calling “OLD”?

We must begin a different conversation about getting old. The word “old” is associated with words like elderly, frail, over-the-hill, and decrepit – all incorrect…

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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 to be…

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, and Glenn Quillin from Illinois, both whom skydived on their 100th birthday. These age defying centenarians are…

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 beginning to implement phased retirement programs for their employees which would allow them to have a more…

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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