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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 ›

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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 ›

Nancy Collamer

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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

Sue Mintz

Retirement: Is Your Marriage Ready?

“I married you for better or worse, but not for lunch,” Jody read in an article about retirement planning, and she could relate! This is what partners often feel after the “new normal” of retirement sets in. Jody found that her retirement honeymoon was over. Now, she and her husband,… Read More ›


Women Retiring Solo

Are you a single woman?  If you are, you are in good company!  Over half of all women in the U.S. today are living solo.   That translates into over 50 million women living without a partner or husband.  Part of this startling statistic is due to women marrying later, but… Read More ›

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A No Regrets Retirement in 2020 and Beyond

I recently came across a piece on Facebook, originally from the Guardian, discussing the top five regrets of the dying. I thought it would be a wonderful way to ring in the New Year to use this framework to look at retirement, creating the top five ways to live a… Read More ›

Richard Eisenberg

The 4 C’s to Living Your Best Life

And why the ‘Limitless’ author calls following your passion ‘the world’s worst advice‘ About two decades ago, Laura Gassner Otting was a successful, turbocharged executive recruiter for nonprofits. But, she writes in her new book Limitless, she felt “bored, unsatisfied and empty.” And, she told me in an interview, “I… Read More ›

Stephen White

Practical Job Search Tips for Older Applicants

One of my clients is an older individual who was recently downsized by a major organization.  Being over age 50 and a long-service employee he was concerned about how to compete in today’s job market.  A recent article he read in an established business journal offered quaint advice for older applicants such… Read More ›