1. Life On Hold

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    September 1, 2014 by Jean

    Through the summer, I have felt that I would begin living my retirement as soon as the addition on my …
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  2. Time for Food

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    August 20, 2014 by Jean

    I love food. My love is for whole foods, simply prepared, and I cook most of what I eat.  Typically, …
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  3. A Life Course Perspective On Retirement: Normative Trajectories

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    August 14, 2014 by Jean

    In Pascale, Primavera and Roach’s book The Retirement Maze (see Retirement Transition Reading: The Retirement Maze), “life course theory” is …
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  4. Does Retirement Make Me a Financial Risk?

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    August 5, 2014 by Jean

    Part of my plan for retirement has long been to build an addition on my 900-square-foot home to make it …
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  5. Retirement Transition Reading: The Retirement Maze

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    July 29, 2014 by Jean

    Recently, a reader recommended that I take a look at The Retirement Maze: What You Should Know Before and After …
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  6. A Community of Caring

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    July 22, 2014 by Jean

    Last week, my friend Atsuko Hirai died at home, having lived six months longer than the most optimistic prognosis she …
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  7. Getting By With a Little Help From Our Friends

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    July 9, 2014 by Jean

    One of the important tasks for retirement is to build a community of friends. Many people enter retirement with friendship …
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