The article from The Economist takes a fascinating look at what the 2020s has in store for the "yold"-young old. 10,000 will turn 65 each day and 20% of the population being 65 or older in 2030. As the...
This article in Forbes raises some interesting question about the future of work for retirees.  Whether returning to work for extra income, a more structured routine, or for more social interaction, many retirees will return to work. And, with an increasing percentage of the population over age 65 (20%...
The author of this Kaiser Health News article asked a dozen experts to identify important trends coming in the next ten years. Some of the responses she received reflected what the experts would like to see happen (or need to happen) and some of their comments pointed out a...
This WSJ article (subscription required) explores the changing view retirement.  Due to longevity, better overall health and fitness levels, and that there are many benefits to continuing to work, both older, middle-aged, and younger people are taking a different view of what retirement means.  The added value to this...
Harvard Business Review had an excellent article on a topic that is talked about much, but is very real.  So real, that the author was able to start a business because of the need.  She recounts the story of one client and you can learn about career enmeshment and...
In interesting take that I agree with from a site I just started following called Oxygen Buzz. Although a bucket list can be part of your plan during retirement, it is more important to identify things you want to do or accomplish that are meaningful as opposed to just...
This guest post was reprinted with permission of Gary Foster. Stan is a C-level executive in his late fifties.  He’s done well, thriving and progressing in the volatile, high-pressure world of healthcare. Also, like many at his level in this chaotically-evolving industry, his career was recently disrupted when he was...
This topic is a big one in retirement, especially for men. How to maintain connections and fight isolation and loneliness. This article from Good Times, brings up a great way for men to continue to find something that provides a purpose (they are doing something to help others), allows...
The author talks with a recent retiree, a "journalistic legend" in Philadelphia, about the difficulty of making this decision and the advice he would offer others. This is a situation and a question I get asked quite often. I recently wrote a blog on this very topic when someone asked...
This article in MarketWatch looks at some of he advantages of having someone help you plan for the physical, mental, social, and spiritual aspects of retirement.  The best quote was from a person interviewed who was having a retirement coach help him plan his time in retirement.  He said,...
This article, contributed to Forbes from NextAvenue, is one of the areas that is not discussed enough.  Whether you decided to leave you job voluntarily to transition into retirement or whether you were involuntarily separated from your position, the loss of your work identity can be confounding.  The author...