Resources

Below you will find a variety of resources to help you plan and prepare for your retirement. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Recommended Financial Planners/Advisors

Chadwick Financial Advisors
http://www.fiscalwisdom.com/

Pangaro Wealth Management
http://www.pangarowealthmanagement.com/

Reed Financial Planning Services
http://http://www.reedfinancial.net/

 

Career and Work Arena

Job Search/Career Change

http://www.experienceworks.org/
Experience Works is a national, charitable, community-based organization that helps older adults get the training they need to find good jobs in their communities.

http://www.encore.org/
Encore Careers. Civic Ventures, a Bay Area organization supporting mature workers and their contributions to non-profit service in their communities.

Senior Job Bank
http://www.seniorjobbank.com/

Seniors4Hire
http://www.seniors4hire.org/

What Color is Your Parachute?
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/

Retirement Jobs
http://www.retirementjobs.com/

JobHero
http://www.jobhero.com/nonprofit-career-guide/

 

Health and Wellness Arena

AARP > Health
http://www.aarp.org/health/

DrugDangers – Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.

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DrugWatch – Protect Yourself from Dangerous Drugs and Devices
http://www.drugwatch.com/

Health and healthy living, exercise and wellness, Medicaid and drug benefits
http://www.wellness.com/

WebMD > Healthy Living > Healthy Seniors
http://www.webmd.com/

Wellness & Health – Mind, Body, Spirit, Relationships: U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS)
http://www.healthfinder.gov

 

 

Finance and Insurance Arena

CNNMoney.com > Personal Finance > Retirement – http://money.cnn.com/retirement/index.html

The Motley Fool > Retirement – http://www.fool.com/

AARP > Money and Work > Financial Planning and Retirement – http://www.aarp.org/money/financial_planning/

Financial Planning and Retirement – Pension, Estate Planning SmartMoney.com > Retirement
http://www.smartmoney.com/retirement/

U.S. Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov/

About Retirement Planning
http://retireplan.about.com/

IRAs, Roths, 401k, mutual funds, stocks, bonds, wills
http://www.newretirement.com/

Family and Relationships Arena

Flexibility

Prepare your Marriage for Retirement
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7187691/
Advice from Dr. Stephen Treat Director and CEO of the Council for Relationships

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
http://www.marsvenus.com/
Relationship advice from ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’

Caregiving

AARP > Family, Home and Legal > Caregiving
 http://www.aarp.org/families/caregiving/

Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.caregiver.org/
Information, education, services, research and advocacy for caregivers

The AgeNet Eldercare Network
http://www.caregivers.com/

Helpguide > Aging Issues > Caregiver Support
http://www.helpguide.org/elder/caregiver_support.htm

Leisure and Social Arena

Residence

CNNMoney > Best Places to Retire
http://money.cnn.com/best/bpretire/

Where to Retire Magazine online
http://www.wheretoretire.com/

Lifestyle advisor, by Del Webb
http://advisor.delwebb.com/advisor/
Serves as an invaluable tool to help map out a lifestyle that’s perfect for you

Travel

AARP > Travel
http://www.aarp.org/travel/

Travel – destinations, discounts, transportation tips and lodging Lonely Planet
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/

The world’s best guidebooks, travel advice and information iExplore
http://www.iexplore.com/

Adventure travel & world travel National Geographic Traveler Magazine online
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler/

Hobby

Find me a Hobby
http://www.findmeahobby.com/

Personal Development Arena

Life Meaning/Spirituality

Senior Adult Ministry
http://www.senioradultministry.com/

Dedicated to the faith development needs of adults in all Christian denominations in the second half of life
http://www.beliefnet.org/

A spiritual approach to your daily health and happiness Retirement With a Purpose > Spiritual Growth
http://www.retirementwithapurpose.com/growth/

Education

Elderhostel
http://www.elderhostel.org/

Adventures in life-long learning Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
http://www.learnmore.duke.edu/olli/ (one of 70+ program websites)
OLLI is an independent, non-profit organization, affiliated with 70+ universities and lifelong-learning institutes in the United States supported by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

Volunteering

VolunteerMatch
http://www.volunteermatch.org/
Where volunteering begins

Experience Corps
http://www.experiencecorps.org/
New adventures in service for Americans over 55

Habitat for Humanity
http://www.habitat.org/

United Way
www.unitedway.org
Click on the “Volunteer” button to find positions in your area

Hands on Network
www.handsonnetwork.org
Click on “Find Out More” under “Volunteers” for links to local groups with volunteer opportunities

Next Chapter Initiative
www.civicventures.org/nextchapter
Click on “Directory” for Next Chapter centers across the country, many of which offer retirees guidance on volunteering

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