The Issues Men Talk About With Each Other

The Issues Men Talk About With Each Other (But Not Their Wives) As a psychologist and expert on men’s issues, I have facilitated men’s groups and gatherings for over two decades (not to mention participating in my own men’s groups as well), and I can tell you that men really value the company of other […]

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Earthwatch Adventures in the Upper Amazon

It was threatening rain as we pulled our fishing boat into a small creek off the Samiria River in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve of the upper Amazon, when suddenly the trees and brush along the creek came alive with large ungainly birds! It was a flock of hoatzin, a primitive bird that some consider to […]

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Dating After Divorce

You’ve heard the 40 is the new 30? Well with people living longer, 60 is going to more like the old 45, according to Paul Falzone, CEO of eLove, one of the world’s largest online dating and matchmaking services. At 60, people realize they could live another 20 or 30 years and they make the […]

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Colorado Basketmakers

Earthwatch Archeology: Colorado’s Ancient Basketmakers

With the San Juan Mountains and Mesa Verde to the north and east, Sleeping Ute Mountain to the south, and surrounded by a wide expanse of juniper, pinyon and sage brush, the setting was spectacular for our Earthwatch Institute expedition – Uncovering the Mysteries of Colorado’s Ancient Basketmakers! We were just west of Cortez at […]

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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.