Is the 60-Year Curriculum the Future of Learning? Why some say: Goodbye, lifelong learning and hello, “Long Life Learning”

Traditionally, we’ve led linear lives: going to school when we’re young, working for decades and then retiring. But what if we went non-linear and our education didn’t stop at college or high school? What if, instead, we kept up learning throughout our lives, especially the 150 million of us now… Read More ›

65 and Trying NOT to Retire

By the time most folks reach their late 50s, they’ve begun to shift their thinking towards the next chapter. In the book, Halftime, Bob Buford described this as “a time of revitalization and for catching a new vision for living the second half, the half where life can be lived… Read More ›

Will You Be a Super-Ager?: Tips You Can Apply Now to Improve Your Odds

What is a Super-Ager? Staying mentally capable for our entire lives is an issue that most adults are interested in. The good news is that, in recent years, research into aging has expanded to include the exploration of what is different about those who still have the sharp memory of… Read More ›


You’ve probably heard that Okinawa is one of the “Blue Zones”, right?  (If not, pop over here and learn how these populations live longer and happier lives than any others on the planet at  They have one of the highest populations of centenarians in the world.  Cool!  What’s their secret? … Read More ›

Shelter-in-Place is Good Practice for Retirement!

Regardless of where you are in your professional journey, the experience of sheltering-in-place can be looked at as practice for retirement! “Huh?” you say. “If this is retirement, don’t sign me up.” Or maybe you’re thinking there is no way this shelter-in-place has anything to do with retirement. Let’s take… Read More ›

Third Time’s a Charm

I’ve retired three times . . . so far. I wanted to become a doctor since the age of six, so one fear I initially had was the loss of identity. My occupation defines me to a large extent, but I tried to focus on all the other characteristics that… Read More ›

Ageism Strikes Hard In The Age Of Covid-19

Do you have a parent or other loved one in a skilled nursing facility or a senior housing community (independent living, assisted living, memory care, and continuing care retirement communities)? If so, it’s a challenging and even frustrating time, isn’t it? The facility where your loved one resides is probably… Read More ›

10 Questions to Help You Find Fulfilling Part-time Retirement Work Options

In today’s increasingly gig-centric economy, there are endless ways to repurpose your professional expertise into a more lifestyle-friendly career. For example, you could consult, freelance as an independent contractor, temp, or work as an adjunct professor, just to name a few. It takes time to find just the right fit. But with drive and… Read More ›

Retirement Coaching through the COVID-19 Crisis

Retirement coaching is more important than ever because of the coronavirus crisis that we are currently facing. This is not just a health crisis. It is also having a profound effect on the global economy, on personal and business finances, and on social structures. Businesses, organizations, and individuals are adapting… Read More ›

Men’s Sheds: Helping Men Connect and Contribute After Retirement

We all know that skilled coaches tailor their approach to each client’s needs, character and preferences. And part of a client’s makeup is also how much they’ve been shaped by the gender norms they grew up with. Although we have to be careful about overgeneralizing, we might be able to… Read More ›