“Over 90 and Loving It” is a PBS documentary airing around the country. The ‘stars’ share their sage advice about growing older. * Never Stop Working. “I have been active all my life. I surprise myself with what I can do and I feel really good about it. I just want to continue as long […]Read more
Okay, I know you know the list of unhealthy foods. But, it’s nice to be reminded once in awhile and seriously take a look at what we’re eating. Part of the problem that we face, particularly in the United States, is the ease of convenience. I remember my mother making macaroni and cheese from scratch. […]Read more
Ed. Note: Who are your heroes at aging gracefully? I have a favorite aunt who at 93 still wears heels and dresses to the nines. She has a caustic sense of humor and boyfriend. As baby boomers age, they’re looking for role models who break the old myths of aging. “Over 90 and Loving […]Read more
Self Communication or Self Deception of Erectile Dysfunction Long ago in a place far away, aged-sex was a blush of rouge on a grandmother’s cheek. In my youth, thoughts of my grandparents making love at the age I am now had a sense of uneasy silliness. Not so today. I have just joined the group […]Read more
RetireWOW Celebrates the Senior New to RetirementRetireWOW 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.
Life PlanningBy 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.