To effectively plan for your retirement, experts say, you need to watch your savings rate and total nest egg. But how much you really need to have set aside depends on another number — your life expectancy.  A...
Learn from the experience of the author.  The key points the author shares as she approaches 80. My decisions 40 and 60 years ago have helped me approach 80 with a healthy body and happy mind. Lifestyle changes after 80 can help you live to 100.  Deciding to be healthier is...
One reason older boomers make residential moves after they retire is to shake up and revitalize their depleted social lives. Retiring is liberating, but it also means no longer enjoying the everyday camaraderie of coworkers. And the friends who remain sometimes must cope with chronic health problems and...
As the author points out, According to Dr. Sue Varma a clinical assistant professor of Psychiatry at New York University and author of Practical Optimism: The Art, Science, and Practice of Exceptional Well-Being: “Numerous studies involving over 200,000 individuals have found that optimism is linked to many positive outcomes....
In your ongoing journey engaging with life, you can take greater control of the ways you travel and the destination you seek. In some important ways, our later years can be a time in which it may be harder to participate in activities and stay engaged with others....
As you’re approaching your golden years and well-earned retirement, you’re probably experiencing a wide range of emotions. On the one hand, it’s finally time for relaxation and enjoyment after years of hard work. On the other hand, getting closer to retirement can also trigger anxiety and stress,...