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Jul 27, 2016

My husband is driving me crazy after he retired

My husband retired at 62, he had worked at the same job for 42 years. I was happy for him to get out of there, but he is now driving me crazy at home.

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Jul 22, 2016

Twenty Years is a Long Time

Will Rogers once said, “Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.” The average person

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Jul 20, 2016

New Job!

Today I was hired as a companion for a well-to-do couple who needs someone to be a friend to her 93 year old mother. Believe it or not, the mother/mother-in-law

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Jul 20, 2016

Retirement: Here's how we created an entirely new working lifestyle

Hello everyone, My wife and I recently made a decision to find a way to relocate and create an opportunity that would allow both of us to enjoy something

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Jul 20, 2016

Pompano Beach Snowbirding

I'm originally from the Seattle area and decided to skip winter a few years ago, my wife and I did travel with an RV for some years until we found our

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Jul 18, 2016

Retirement: I am Enough

I have been exploring this territory known as retirement. The obvious message that comes with retirement is that I no longer have to earn a living.

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Jul 16, 2016

Lessons Learned Later in Life

I was an HR Manager for 36 years at a major corporation and always felt like my job was to help the employee, not the company. But for the last 10

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Jul 15, 2016

One week into retirement

Retired at 61 from the federal government service and am now one week into retirement after 43 years at work. Not missing work one bit. Went through a

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Jul 15, 2016

Death and Grief

This was written in October 2015: As many of you know, I lost a good friend, Phyllis, in September. I was with her all summer as life slowly slipped

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Jul 13, 2016

Making friends after 60 - how to

I was not sure whether to post this on depression/anxiety or under friends, but I think I may get more rounded feedback here. A little about me - retired

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Jul 11, 2016

Looking for a living situation

I am 25 years divorced and have rented rooms in residential homes since ( I have done contract work here in The U.S. and overseas so I have never settled

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Jul 11, 2016

Disability

I have struggled with chronic depression all of my life. It began to affect my work and two years ago, I was told I was taking too long to be effective

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Jul 08, 2016

Self Help for Anxiety

Self Help for Anxiety: Free Workshop to help you move forward in Life!

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Jul 08, 2016

Senior Fun...

This is what all of us 70+, other seniors, and kids (south of 60) have to look forward to!! This is something that happened at an assisted living center.

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Jul 06, 2016

Forced into retirement at 59 July 2012

Once I was let go, I knew there was no going back. I couldn't pass a physical so getting another job wasn't happening. It took a year and a Lawyer to

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