Many people falsely assume that poor health is an inextricable part of older age. Although there are some unavoidable health complications associated with aging, you’ll find that the reality is quite the opposite. Everyone, regardless of their age, can...
This article from Bloomberg discusses an interesting change that is taking place as more and more baby-boomers are rejecting the notion that they should spend their later years devoted to leisure, and thus, isolated from the experiences of younger people. Growing numbers of U.S. ­boomers, ages 55 to 73,...
Lately I have been very curious about the notion of a retirement makeover. So many of the clients I work with seem to want to go on what I call the reinvention tour regarding their life in retirement.  And what would happen if the changes could be both internal...
Since the study was done by a neuroscientist, the findings are interesting.  She read the scientific research and tested many of the things she had learned and been told.  I hope more research in the future looks at this as the results appear to be remarkable. Read more...
Doing some research about learning opportunities in later life, I came across this excellent article.  It provides learning programs available in each of the 50 states. Although most are not "free" you can attend and take most of the courses for a reduced or limited cost. It also offers...
In my multiple roles as recruiter, retirement coach, and career transition specialist, I have the good fortune to talk with some amazing, talented and successful people who have entered into their “third age” of life.  That’s the new extended and unchartered territory between the end of mid-career jobs and...