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Lots of retirement advice & retirement ideas from Wendy, your Retirement Guide, AND retirees worldwide who have "been there and done that" already!

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Apr 25, 2015

Close to Retirement...

Hello - I am closing in on my retirement within the next twelve months, so I am looking to start preparing, and meeting some friends to share some time

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Apr 24, 2015

Guilty is the word I'm looking for

It seems to me that what I feel most about being retired is guilt and that seems a problem for others too. Not knowing to do with ourselves is a part

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Apr 24, 2015

About Aging

The local newspaper just printed my letter to the editor in which I quoted last year's Census Bureau's findings. Beside the fact that the average age

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Apr 24, 2015

Part D Prescription Drugs: Warning! Don't make the same mistake I did!

Being lucky to have extremely good health, when I enrolled in Medicare, I did not enroll in the part D Prescription Drug coverage. I hadn't needed any

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Apr 20, 2015

Keep Moving If You Can, In Your Mind and With Your Body

I look for interesting sites on line and have a few penpals I email. I enjoy occasional meetups with local friends and walk regularly with a good friend.

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Apr 20, 2015

Feeling thirty five in my head but I'm 84 in the body.

Something seems to happen to people when they reach 80. I had heard this from experts in the geriatric fields and I find it to be true. When my husband

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Apr 17, 2015

Military Retirement Anxiety

Military Retirement Anxiety: share your thoughts here...

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Apr 16, 2015

Let's Write Retirement Books

Let's Write Retirement Books: retirment community works together to publish retirement books.

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Apr 09, 2015

The Hot Days of Summer

The temperature that July day soared to 95. My brother and I, joined by the little boys next door, sat on our front steps, awaiting the arrival of the

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Apr 09, 2015

Share the Pressure to Ease the Pressures

All I can say is to make sure you share these concerns with your children as they may have different thoughts than what you expect. Trust me, they want

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Apr 09, 2015

Finding myself after retirement, or who am I now?

I am writing this in the hope that this will be therapeutic and enable me to find some clues as to my new identity! The main problem I have is finding

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Apr 09, 2015

A Meditation Newbie

Recently I was diagnosed with type II diabetes. The day before I had committed to stop smoking. Then the depression set in. I am no stranger to depression

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Apr 09, 2015

Retirees: Write YOUR New Story

As I approved 15ish new members into the private community today, I briefly read about each person. I always do, so that hopefully I can maintain the integrity

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Apr 02, 2015

Retirement is Personal...

Retirement is a very personal thing. It depends on financial , physical, and mental conditions. I think of retirement as leaving a full time job commitment.

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Apr 02, 2015

Retired in Las Vegas

Moving from Upstate NY to Las Vegas has allowed us to retire to not only better weather but also a much lower cost of living. In our retirement community

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