“Creative Retirement Planning” draws on Bernard Kelly’s 30 years of conversations with families who recognise that a man aged 65 has a probability of living to age 88, and a woman of the same age has a probability to reach age 91. Everyday concerns for the Four Pillars - Health, Family & Friends, Finances and a Zest for Living - are here interwoven into numerous stories containing wisdom and practical advice. You’ll journey along with his innovative discoveries about natural therapies, finding stimulation in later life, the advantages of moving to a college community, developing new friends and the mental and financial benefits of turning any hobby into a “profitable hobby”. You’ll share the author’s experiences of preparing for a successful retirement (whatever that means today) – including developing an urban farm on his suburban block – and how you can harvest all of that knowledge for yourself, whether you have already retired or are still in late career.
Creative Retirement for Women is a solution based guide for the most common problems of retirement for women and couples. The book provides practical solutions for a wide variety of difficult retirement topics. As a therapist, the author's focus is to help you discover your personal traits and interests for designing your individual plan for maximum health benefits. Learn how to manage an unprepared partner to save your retirement. Establish creative income with existing skills to benefit your budget and longevity. Downsize your home while balancing your budget without sacrifice. Plan for better health and greater quality of live by making small lifestyle adjustments. Discover how improved health also improves your financial health. Learn safe and sustainable investing for the long term.
This handbook reviews existing theoretical perspectives and research findings on retirement, explores current and future challenges in retirement research and practice, and provides corresponding recommendations and suggestions.
The friendly guide for retirees who want to get back into the workforce More than 76 million baby boomers will begin retiring in 2011. Eighty percent of boomers expect to continue working past the age of 65 due to financial and healthcare concerns (seniorcitizensguide.com, 1-06). Working After Retirement For Dummies shows retirees and workers approaching retirement age how to stay in the workforce and thrive after 65 or get back into the workforce after retirement. The book covers new job searching and resume writing; how to overcome employer myths about retirement age workers; and the flexibility of various career options from telecommuting to job sharing. In addition, it also covers nontraditional job search methods that work particularly well for seniors. Even retirement age workers who just want to volunteer their time will find helpful, straightforward advice on getting back to work at any age.
Are You Ready to Retire? If you are in your 50's or 60's and approaching retirement, this book is a must for you! Within the next two decades, 75 million baby boomers are expected to retire. They are redefining retirement. They will live longer than previous generations. This book will help pre-retirees begin envisioning their retirement now. Getting Ready for Retirement will give you insight and answers to a multitude of frequently asked questions such as: · When is the best time to retire? · Should I relocate and if so, where is the best place to retire? · Do I need or want to continue to work during retirement? · What will give me meaning and purpose during retirement? · What travel and senior discounts are available to me? · How can I be assured of a reliable retirement income? This valuable resource guide will help you prepare in advance for a quality of life in this exciting new phase of your life for the rest of your life.
Where to Retire offers the best advice not only on where to relocate in the retirement years, but why people should pick up and move just as life is settling down. Retirement guru John Howells provides well-researched and completely revised and updated information on how to find the ideal home base for the retirement years. To help the decision-making process, the author offers a list of items to consider when selecting the ideal community: safety; climate; housing availability; cultural and recreation opportunities in the area; social compatibility; affordability; medical care; distance from relatives and friends; transportation; and jobs and/or volunteer opportunities. Howells gives readers clear snapshots of life in hundreds of the most affordable, comfortable, and stimulating places to retire in the United States, including locations in Florida, California, the Pacific Northwest, the Gulf Coast, the Ozarks, the Appalachians, the Southwest, and the Rockies. This guide tells not how to retire, but where readers can retire happily.
Praise for the fifth edition: I applaud Dr. Haber for addressing key concepts and issues in health promotion and aging, and making them accessible, respectful, mindful, and empowering. -Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD Director, Geriatrics Education and Research, University of New England Past President, AGHE David Haber has done it again! ...A must-have for students and faculty alike. -Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic text continues to define healthy aging by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness. New to this edition is current information regarding the future of Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act, information about the Healthy People 2020 initiative supported with examples, up-to-date and comprehensive medical screening recommendations, and an extensive review of new developments in complementary and alternative medicine, geriatric mental health, community health, and public health policy. A new section on technology and aging is also included, as well as an instructor's manual. The text synthesizes current research findings with practical applications, and includes detailed and updated descriptions of the author's own programs that have been recognized by the National Council on the Aging's Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging. New to this Edition: Up-to-date coverage of the future of Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, and the Healthy People 2020 initiative New section on technology and aging Current developments in complementary and alternative medicine New findings regarding geriatric physical and mental health and community health Current information about exercise, nutrition and weight management Updated information on public health policy Current trends in long-term care and end-of-life-care Updated sociodemographic trends Instructor's manual
People’s passion for golf manifests itself in many ways. Some enjoy the game so much, they want to make it a prominent part of their retirement surroundings. This work functions as both an informative source for golfing aficionados who are looking for a place to retire, and as a helpful guide for non-golfers in the family. Here, details on golf communities in six southeastern states are presented: North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Organized by state, each chapter begins with information on state and city populations; sales, income and social security taxes; and a geographical description. Each state is divided into geographical areas that offer attractive retirement and golfing opportunities. For each city listed, a general introduction (including data from the 2000 Census) is provided. Information on the golf courses, a variety of real estate options, nearby dependable health care services, convenient and varied shopping, favorable year-round climate, continuing education opportunities, nearby recreation, attractions, and dining, and regional artistic and cultural amenities is offered. Lists of both a state’s nationally ranked and overall best golf courses, as determined by Golf Digest, are also included at the end of each chapter.
The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource. The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource.
Explores the spiritual dimensions of retirement and aging and offers creative ways for you to share your gifts and experience, particularly when retirement leaves you questioning who you are when you are no longer defined by your career.
Creative retirement involves passion, emotional commitment, quality of life, and a zest for living. Are you missing any of these things? Is your retirement going the way you thought it would? This humorous innovative guide will change your perception of traditional retirement. The sum of the activities with which you fill your days will ultimately determine the quality of your life.
Language Arts & Disciplines by Barbara Fine Clouse
An anthology of sixty one essays and four introductory chapters that explain how to read actively, structure essays logically and employ the writing process effectively. Second revised edition. Intended for use on undergraduate English courses.
Educational gerontology is the study of the changes in the learning process caused by old age. This new edition provides an update of developments in this field of research. The volume probes topics such as implications for education for the aging, reminiscence, methods of teaching, social exchange and equal opportunity.