Those of us unfortunate enough to have caught the latest flu bug have endured a very uncomfortable week. I came down with it with a vengeance Easter night. Body aches, chills, barky cough, and malaise were my biggest symptoms. Fortunately, today I’m on the mend. But this illness brought up a perplexing thought. As I […]
Why do a majority of baby boomers refuse to admit they are unprepared both financially and emotionally for retirement? Magical thinking, denial, obsession with youth and despair are driving their avoidance and choices.
Can mindfulness and adventure happily coexist in retirement planning? The answer is “yes” if you’re a baby boomer client working with Ryan Howes, a Belfast based professional climber and mountain adventure guide.
An increasing number of boomer-owned businesses are closing because they can’t find someone to take over or buy the business. With every shuttered door, the community loses a bit of its soul.
You created a plan for your retirement only to have an unforeseen set of circumstances radically change that plan. More and more baby boomers are experiencing this phenomenon — your retirement has been hijacked.
Contemplating retirement prompts lots of questions including soul-searching, existential, ones. Will your answers lead you to challenge that ageism that baby boomers exacerbated with our “never trust anyone over 30” mindset? Will you embrace new possibilities and redefine yourself and the meaning of aging? Or, will you just get older?
Preparing your body for retirement may sound like a strange idea. But those who do reap tremendous benefits and find both emotional and physical balance.
During renovation, it is not difficult to incorporate design elements that allow you to stay in your home as you age. Sometimes it happens by accident.
No, this post isn’t about the current political climate. It’s about “gray divorce,” how more and more couples are calling it quits in retirement, and what can be done about it.
The meaning of retirement varies from person to person and is ever evolving. Here’s how to maximize meaning and minimize conflicts.