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Make New Friends (But Keep The Old)

Make New Friends (But Keep The Old)

It’s important in retirement to maintain old friendships and cultivate new ones. Why? Friends help to keep us young, sharp, and current. They challenge us to keep our minds and bodies active and to try new things. If you’re reading this and thinking, “I have plenty of...

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When All You Have Is Time

When All You Have Is Time

I’ve been talking a lot about the third pillar in the Edward Jones 2020 study, the Pillar of Purpose, as well as how to find your particular purpose over the last few weeks. If you haven’t read the two blogs linked above, I recommend setting aside 10 minutes to get...

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Exploring Your Life Story

Exploring Your Life Story

On top of being a retirement and aging coach for older adults, I practice as a licensed psychologist in twenty-two states (currently). And as a psychologist one of the first things I like to talk about when a patient enters my office is their life story.  Your...

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Why Coaching for Seniors

Why Coaching for Seniors

Why do we need life coaching in our 50’s 60’s 70’s? Seniors need a life coach. I am a life and transition coach for older adults.  I had a reporter interview me yesterday and ask me why do seniors need coaching???  Isn’t that just for young people? My...

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I don’t give a dam. Freedom in aging

I don’t give a dam. Freedom in aging

I love having the gift of not caring what others think or having to go by the rules. I do think that being older and wiser means that it is important for you to do things your way and not having to just go along without thinking. I don’t mean that you do uncaring...

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Solving Social Isolation with Technology

Solving Social Isolation with Technology

Last week’s blog was pretty heavy but included a topic we need to be very open about in retirement planning - social isolation. While I don’t believe there is any ONE answer to the issue of the growing rate of social isolation in aging adults, I do believe that there...

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The Threat of Isolation

The Threat of Isolation

A very real concern identified in the 2020 Edward Jones and Age Waver study, along with the 2021 update, is the fear of isolation as we age. Nearly 47% of retirees worry about becoming more isolated as they grow older. I wasn’t surprised to learn that at all with the...

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A Pillar of Family

A Pillar of Family

This is the second in a series of posts about the Four Pillars of the New Retirement. I want to help you make 2022 the year you plan the retirement of your dreams. I’m sure that it comes as no surprise to you that family is where most retirees draw their “greatest...

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What Makes You Happy?

What Makes You Happy?

My last blog post covered one of the 4 Pillars of the New Retirement, Health. Today, I want to take a deep dive into what good health means because I am sure you’d have as many opinions as the people you asked. Going back through the Edward Jones and Age Wave poll, I...

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