I agree with the blogger of this post in Happily Rewired when he says that Boomers will lead the way in giving back.  We have more time, talent, money, and willingness to make positive change in the world.  And...
This is an excellent list from Make Aging Work. You know what to do- now follow the list and work on those areas you want to improve. Read more...
For many of us volunteering is something we want to include to fill the void. The challenge, oftentimes, is finding the right opportunity for our unique needs, skills, and motivations. What cause do you want to support and what are you seeking from the experience? The article form Retirement Voices...
This author of this Forbes article points out: Women caught in between. That is, women nearing retirement that are uniquely caught by time, life stage, conflicting family roles, and socioeconomic conditions —all contributing to unprecedented uncertainty about their futures. The typical stereotype we have of this group isn't accurate. An important point from the...
Have you ever thought about your chronological age?  As Make Aging Work blogger Gary Foster shares, "We are still dogged by this irrational concept of full-stop retirement as something obligatory and entitled, refusing to acknowledge that the chronological component of age 65 spawned 85 years ago wasn’t relevant then...
The article provides a great summary of the areas to focus on for a successful retirement. This Booming Encore post author shares these principles from his experience going through an earlier than expected retirement transition.  He learned so much he has since written two books on the topic!  Excellent...
The author of this Forbes article, MIT AgeLab leader, Joseph Coughlin, uses a story to present the flaw in our typical thinking about retirement.  He explains why this occurs and offers a complimentary approach to preparing for this transition. Excellent points to think about when planning for retirement: know where...
This Washington Post included an article that posed the question of continuing to work, and the various reasons why this can be good for us, or retiring and enjoy our remaining time.  As the author questions the reader-  "Retire early and live longer? Or to stay healthy, work until...
The  team at Greater Good Magazine- from The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley- names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.  They publish very good research- and this article includes excellent points to include in our lives Read more...
As the possibility of living longer continues to become a reality, we do many of the things that are needed to live longer.  As this Washington Post article points out; we diet, exercise, pop supplements and hope for miracle immortality treatments. Although diet and exercise are certainly vital for...
The author of this Kiplinger article responds to a a reader who asked: "After two years of an enjoyable retirement, my sense of purpose remains elusive. I would appreciate any insight you might have about finding one’s sense of purpose in retirement.” This is a fairly common question  A recent...