- community, family, and friends
- creating the life you want
- death and divorce
- discovering or reinventing yourself
- finding or creating work and making money
- getting ready for your future
- going back to school, education, and training
- health and dealing with change
- living with your adult children
- losing people you love
- love and marriage
- moving or relocating
- retiring or not retiring
- taking care of your parents
- working longer than you thought
- Marge Warner on Mothers Are Like The Stars, Infinite, Diverse, And In Motion
- David Lubert on An Unemployed Man In His Later 60s, My Dad Needs Help
- George Schofield on In Our Faces: What Have You Noticed?
- Monique on In Our Faces: What Have You Noticed?
- George Schofield on Max, Age 5, And His Grownups Discuss Great Grandma
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OK. I’ll write about Retirement as you readers requested. But I want to use your examples to begin, your Diverse Voices of Retirement Experience.
We often talk inaccurately about Baby Boomers as if they are all similar or even homogenous. We also talk about Retirement as if it magically means the same thing for all of us. It doesn’t.
I recently passed a billboard in NYC that extolled the virtues of beginning to seriously save now for retirement. This called to mind two articles a national news agency published recently within 3 days of each other.