1. Time for Food


    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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  2. A Life Course Perspective On Retirement: Normative Trajectories


    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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  3. Does Retirement Make Me a Financial Risk?


    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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  4. Retirement Transition Reading: The Retirement Maze


    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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  5. A Community of Caring


    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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  6. Getting By With a Little Help From Our Friends


    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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  7. The Threat of Marginality


    July 1, 2014 by Jean

    In his book The Experience of Retirement, Robert S. Weiss notes that, All retirees face the same two challenges of …
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