This is an excellent inside look at what it means to be successful in retirement. I thought the comment about knowing when you are young that life is short but it isn’t until one retires that the reality hits home. Above all feeling useful and productive in retirement is as all the literature reveals a key. A very good article published at knowledge@wharton
Expectations and Preparations of American Workers 16th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey of Workers. This survey report examines the retirement outlook of workers in their Twenties, Thirties, Forties, Fifties, and Sixties and older comparing their retirement situations and future challenges.
A very interesting place you might check out and join. It is an active online community for seniors and baby boomers.
This study by the American Psychological Association looked at volunteering and hypertension risk in older adults. The study discovered volunteering at least 200 hours in a 12 month period were less likely to develop hypertension. here
Our identities are so tied to what we do. As retirees come to grips with new identities and self worth. This study takes an indepth look at how participating in new activities has a positive impact on mid to later life well being.
The stats seem to vary on whether people leave their home for a beach town or stay through blustery winter weather after retirement. This is an interesting article that ends with the correct assessment, that boomers want continued learning, community activity, and engaged and relevant doing altruistic work. more
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