Before You Retire Abroad

Many retiring seniors decide to spend their retirement years living overseas.  This can reduce retirement costs and  be emotionally rewarding decision if you prepare sufficiently.  Before you decide to retire abroad, make sure you consider the following factors.Inquire About Visa RequirementsOne of the most essential tips before retiring in a foreign country is to inquire […]

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Ways to Improve Balance for Healthy Aging

Ways to Improve Balance for Healthy Aging

Balance is very important in everyone’s life.  You need to eat a diet that contains items from each food category, and you must maintain a healthy balance between your work and professional life.  However, physical balance can be just as important when it comes to maintaining senior citizens health. The most serious injuries to women […]

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Super Foods for a Healthy Body

We all know that certain foods such as potato chips, cake and cookies aren’t good senior food with negative aging effects.  Most of us also realize the importance of adult nutrition to keep our weight under control.  However, you may not realize just how important certain foods can be to helping us slow body aging […]

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I’ve Got the Music in Me

Ed. Note: This is a companion piece to New Lessons. I’m taking piano lessons after a 50 year hiatus. It feels as if I’m exercising my brain, trying to remember the bass clef, putting treble and bass together, working with rhythm (and a metronome app on my cell phone), remembering musical notations (staccato is a […]

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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.