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HOPES AND REALITIES FOR 2016

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – What are people’s dreams for retirement and how good are their chances of achieving those dreams? New research from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies answers those questions in its new report, “The … Continue reading

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BIG IDEAS FROM THE 7th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGING

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM– I am still feeling the excitement and energy generated by the 7th Annual International Conference on Positive Aging: The Voices of Innovation and Community, hosted by the Institute for the Ages on February 9-12, … Continue reading

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RISKY BUSINESS

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM–       Laden with denim jackets on hangers, two young men ran past me in the mall parking lot, jumped in a waiting car and yelled “drive, drive” to the nervous young woman behind the wheel.  … Continue reading

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WHO WILL YOU BE IN RETIREMENT?

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD-If you are like most of us Baby Boomers, you have been at this working thing for 30 or more years by now. During those joyful years, you did not have to worry much about what … Continue reading

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THE BIG 4 PART 2

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM-In my last blog I wrote about little changes that can make a big difference in how we age.  The “big four”-physical activity, social connection, diet and nutrition, and life purpose-are the key areas influencing … Continue reading

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WHAT’S HOLDING YOU BACK?

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY– Is it the wall? Or the vision?

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HOW I LEARNED TO LOVE HOUSEWORK

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM–“Love housework” may be a bit strong for how I feel, but I have learned to appreciate the presence of housework in my life.  When I worked full time, I paid someone to clean my … Continue reading

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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN ADJUSTING TO THE RETIREMENT LIFESTYLE

Open Forum- Amy Trenton- After retirement, many adults find themselves with unrealistic expectations at what they feel retirement should be. The truth is that we work for what feels like our whole lives to suddenly one day walk away from … Continue reading

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COUPLES: HOW MUCH “SPACE” DO YOU NEED IN RETIREMENT?T

Bill and Cathy (real people, but not their real names) thought they had a great retirement plan.  Then reality struck—on Day One. Bill’s career had him travelling all over the world for long periods of time.  They were used to … Continue reading

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FALL BOUQUET

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY –

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