People Who Made a Difference in Retirement

Ed Note: What to do in retirement is a question being asked by baby boomers as they approach normal retirement age. John M. Darch is an example of people who made a difference in retirement. Doi Chaang Coffee Company When I read that you were looking for Retiree’s who found a purpose and passion in […]

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Finalist for Best Travel Blog

My Itchy Travel Feet,, The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Travel has been named a finalist in the Best Travel Blog category of the 2011 Bloggie Weblog Awards. The popular boomer blog offers travel advice for the active baby boomer that’s complemented with outstanding photography. It’s all based on first-hand experience and covers lodging, soft […]

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Retirement Humor and Jokes about Getting Older

Retirement humor, retirement jokes about getting older and senior citizen jokes are certainly nothing new. But some of these jokes will be new to you. You might be getting older, but your retirement jokes don’t have to. You could even earn some extra cash for your retirement humor with some of these suggestions. When it […]

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Just Be

Just Be

When George W. Bush became President of the United States, I panicked. I warned, cajoled, threatened, encouraged, urged, yelled, pleaded, and forwarded hundreds of emails. For most of his reign, I had to constantly watch myself for the onset of hyperventilation. If I began to think too much about the horrors of his policies, I […]

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RetireWOW Celebrates the Senior New to Retirement

RetireWOW celebrates the opportunities of life over 50 by creating a community for sharing tools, resources, and guidance to help the senior new to retirement make a new life.

  • The baby boomer retirement is different as many intend to keep working in to retirement.

  • The concept of a life of full-time leisure or full-time work is being rejected. A happy retirement consists of integrating work, play, and volunteer activities.

  • Retirement ideas now consist of learning, growing, mental stimulation and finding meaning are requirements for the New Aging.

  • No longer the “me” generation, the New Aging is about the “we” generation. Retirement wishes are about staying connected to family, and friends, but also making a difference in the world. welcomes the baby boomers generation when it’s your time to prepare to retire. Explore the website, make comments, ask questions of the experts, and join in our teleclasses. Our goal is to get you informed and involved in the finest of adult living.

Life Planning

By Cathy Severson, MS

As a counselor, one of the first questions baby boomers preparing for retirement say when we talk is, “I don’t know what I’m going to do after I retire.” Retirement is a significant life transition with opportunities to develop new passions and redefine who you are from the inside out.

Most of the information about retirement has centered on finances, but it’s also an important psychological shift that can be both scary and liberating. RetireWOW was created to help you successfully transition into this new world. We know this isn’t our parents’ retirement. In addition to the blog, we are creating a community where we can learn from each other, as well as the RLM experts.

I encourage you to sign up for the newsletter, ask questions of the experts, make comments, join in the teleclass and even be a guest blogger. This is your site, so let us know what you want and how we can make it better.