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Choosing an Encore Act

Choosing an Encore Act

I have met with many clients as they prepare for retirement or a second (or encore) act. While they all dream of that initial laid-back beach environment, many come to the realization that they want to be active and involved in life. Typically, they want to do something different or expand on something they have done as […]

Improving your Career Network

Improving your Career Network

No matter what stage of your career you are in, you should be actively networking. That does not stop once you have your dream job. Your network…

Preparing for the Loss of Power and Status…

Preparing for the Loss of Power and Status…

Whether you are a CEO or a floor manager, there are very similar experiences as you prepare to leave a career or position of power. Typically,…

I just Retired…Who am I now?

I just Retired…Who am I now?

Decade after decade, you have been known by your profession – Doctor, Lawyer, Teacher, Electrician, or whatever. We all identify with the career we work…

Successfully Phase into Your Retirement Life

Successfully Phase into Your Retirement Life

It is important to plan carefully for your life after retirement. Planning to leave your career of many years can be quite daunting and challenging. It is…

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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…

Leaving Behind Your Legacy Through Storytelling

Leaving Behind Your Legacy Through Storytelling

  After having lived through several decades on Earth and being witness to major transformations in history, culture and technology, you may want your children and grandchildren  to hear all about the stories from the…

20 Lessons from 100 Year-Olds

20 Lessons from 100 Year-Olds

All of us have dreamed, or at least wondered, about living to the ripe old age of a 100. Even those of us who find that age to perhaps be “a bit too old” have…

Don’t Wait till You Retire – Start Now

Don’t Wait till You Retire – Start Now

If you’re thinking about retiring around age 65, you need to start thinking about the 4 building blocks…

How do you use GROWTHH Time?

How do you use GROWTHH Time?

You and your children may live to 100+. How will you have a fulfilling work-life balance? Companies are…

Starting a Business at the Comfort of Your Home

Starting a Business at the Comfort of Your Home

One of the biggest benefits of the internet that people tend to overlook is its ability to create…

To Be Happy, First Find Your Passion and Purpose

To Be Happy, First Find Your Passion and Purpose

If you want to live a happy, content, and fulfilled life, it’s essential that you learn how to…


Be Your Own Boss

Be Your Own Boss

  Are you a retiree  looking to buy a business franchise? Nowadays, retirees are healthy enough to take…

Entrepreneurs over 70 Taking the Business World by Storm

Entrepreneurs over 70 Taking the Business World by Storm

The way that people enjoy their retirement is completely up to them. Some people like to travel while…

How to Make Problems Your Solution

How to Make Problems Your Solution

George Burns once said, “I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something…

The Value of a “Mini Retirement”

For some people, early retirement just isn’t feasible. Whether it’s not having enough saved up or not being ready to…


Norma Howard, 91, Wing Walks Across a Plane

Norma Howard, 91, is raising money for a Dementia Charity by wing-walking. “ In a Travel + Leisure…

Navigating Life After Retirement

Navigating Life After Retirement

In 1959, at the age of 21, Mary Myers took a leap of faith and bought a way…

Volunteer Vacations: Travel with Purpose

Volunteer Vacations: Travel with Purpose

As we age, we are told that we should make use of these “golden years” as best we…

Worried About Identity Loss When Retiring?

Worried About Identity Loss When Retiring?

Decade after decade, you have been known by your profession – Doctor, Lawyer, Teacher, Electrician, or whatever. We…


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…

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…

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.…

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…


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…

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…

Live Independently NOW!

Live Independently NOW!

No matter how rich life is in youth and middle age, the elder years can bring on increasing…

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”…


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,…

Start Your Business in Retirement

Start Your Business in Retirement

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…

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