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Sightings Over Sixty: Selections in Retirement

Sightings Over Sixty: Selections in Retirement

For essentially the most half I’ve stopped bogging as a result of . . . properly, as a result of I’ve gone on to different issues. I am extra concerned in my native middle for studying in retirement. I’ve taken up pickleball. I nonetheless play golf. I do my every day again stretches and leg workout routines.

My spouse and I’ve famous that as we have gotten older, simply taking good care of ourselves appears to eat up most of our time. Going for walks, doing our bodily remedy, making physician appointments, brushing and flossing, attempting to eat proper, getting sufficient sleep . . . it is exhausting!

However the true cause I’ve in the reduction of on my weblog actions is . . . properly, I do not know, I simply really feel like my posts had been starting to repeat themselves. Why go to all the hassle simply to say what I’ve already stated earlier than?

Nonetheless, I nonetheless do wish to examine in on my running a blog associates every now and then, to see what you all are as much as. And I’ve saved the weblog “live” simply in case anybody stumbles onto the location and needs to take a look at my tackle “health, finance, retirement, grown-up children and . . . how time flies.” Some posts could also be dated, however others nonetheless appear related and will show useful to somebody, one way or the other.

Additionally, through the years I’ve collected quite a lot of hyperlinks to web sites that provide info, inspiration, analysis and leisure geared to folks over age 60. You may discover this listing of Retirement Assets down on the correct hand aspect of the weblog, under Extra Grownup Voices. I’ve discovered many of those websites to be useful, and so I encourage you to examine them out.

For vacationers there is a hyperlink to Roads Scholar and Nationwide Geographic. For lifelong learners there is a hyperlink to the Osher basis. Volunteers would possibly discover a chance by Volunteer Match.

I even have a number of the commonplace websites for seniors, such because the AARP web site, hyperlinks to the New York Occasions, U. S. Information Retirement and others.

There are additionally hyperlinks to extra offbeat websites, just like the sometimes-humorous Manopause, which payments itself as a spot for “men over 50 and the people who love them.”

One other fascinating web site is The Legacy Project run by Karl Pillemer, professor of gerontology at Cornell College. He has interviewed greater than 1500 People over age 70, and he shares a few of their recollections, knowledge and recommendation, all acceptable for the remainder of us.

For many who are academically inclined, I’ve posted quite a lot of hyperlinks to universities that sponsor analysis on growing old and retirement. The Heart for Retirement Analysis at Boston Faculty is one well-known useful resource. There are additionally analysis facilities at Johns Hopkins, College of Michigan, Stanford, College of South Florida, College of Utah.

So scroll down on the correct to make the most of this trove of data, all obtainable free of charge. In the meantime, in case you’ve run throughout another helpful web sites that can enrich our retirement lives, I hope you will share them with us.

Another factor. I’ve been interviewed with reference to retirement by the podcast Retirement Ideas Radio. (Have podcasts taken over running a blog?) Anyway, you will discover the hyperlink on the prime of the right-hand column.

Take care. Nonetheless hope to see you round occasionally.

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