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
Career and Work Arena
Job Search/Career Change
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.
Encore Careers. Civic Ventures, a Bay Area organization supporting mature workers and their contributions to non-profit service in their communities.
Senior Job Bank
What Color is Your Parachute?
Health and Wellness Arena
AARP > Health
DrugDangers – Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.
DrugWatch – Protect Yourself from Dangerous Drugs and Devices
Health and healthy living, exercise and wellness, Medicaid and drug benefits
WebMD > Healthy Living > Healthy Seniors
Wellness & Health – Mind, Body, Spirit, Relationships: U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS)
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
U.S. Social Security Administration
About Retirement Planning
IRAs, Roths, 401k, mutual funds, stocks, bonds, wills
Family and Relationships Arena
Prepare your Marriage for Retirement
Advice from Dr. Stephen Treat Director and CEO of the Council for Relationships
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
Relationship advice from ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’
AARP > Family, Home and Legal > Caregiving
Family Caregiver Alliance
Information, education, services, research and advocacy for caregivers
The AgeNet Eldercare Network
Helpguide > Aging Issues > Caregiver Support
Leisure and Social Arena
CNNMoney > Best Places to Retire
Where to Retire Magazine online
Lifestyle advisor, by Del Webb
Serves as an invaluable tool to help map out a lifestyle that’s perfect for you
AARP > Travel
Travel – destinations, discounts, transportation tips and lodging Lonely Planet
The world’s best guidebooks, travel advice and information iExplore
Adventure travel & world travel National Geographic Traveler Magazine online
Find me a Hobby
Personal Development Arena
Senior Adult Ministry
A spiritual approach to your daily health and happiness Retirement With a Purpose > Spiritual Growth
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.
Where volunteering begins
New adventures in service for Americans over 55
Habitat for Humanity
Hands on Network
Click on “Find Out More” under “Volunteers” for links to local groups with volunteer opportunities
Next Chapter Initiative
Click on “Directory” for Next Chapter centers across the country, many of which offer retirees guidance on volunteering
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