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A 5-YEAR DIARY CAN HELP YOU CHART A SUCCESSFUL RETIREMENT

These tools of reflection can keep you on track during this major life transition
When my friend Marty Guthrie learned that another friend, Mike McPherson, was starting a five-year diary, Guthrie told him that she was now on her second one. These daily journals, with five spaces for each date to jot down a few lines about the day’s activities, make it easy to look back at each of the previous year’s entries, and Guthrie had found it useful tool for reflection and figuring out her next steps.

PREPARE FOR SURGERY WITH EXERCISE AND DIET

'Prehabilitation' is slowly being recognized as valuable for success after a procedure
A dozen years ago, at the age of 50, Lillie Shockney decided to have breast reconstruction surgery after two bouts of cancer and two mastectomies. The procedure called for removing a flap of skin and fat from her abdomen, used to rebuild her breasts.

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Why Pressure Will Grow to Change Long-Term Care Financing

Anybody who knows anything about long-term care is aware that America’s current system is deeply troubled. Yet the nation’s capital has shown little interest in tackling long-term care financing, even as the need is growing with the aging of the boomer generation. Neither have the presidential candidates. “Long-term care isn’t part of the political agenda,”…

Workplace Poker: Are You Getting Played?

If you’re not thinking about work as a kind of poker game, you’re bound to lose. But if you play your cards right, you might save your job and get the plum assignments you want. That’s the thesis Dan Rust offers in his intriguing new book, Workplace Poker. Rust, the charismatic founder of a corporate…

Writer Jonathan Kozol on Losing His Dad To Dementia

“Take me home.” How many caregivers have heard this plaintive refrain from an elderly parent in a nursing home who feels displaced and longs to leave? Jonathan Kozol, a National Book Award-winning author who writes about injustice and education, took it seriously when his father began voicing this plea repeatedly. Harry Kozol had been a …

How to Protect Yourself or a Loved One From an Abusive Guardianship

 Most of us don’t think we would ever end up in a nursing home against our will. We can’t imagine having our hard-earned savings drained by someone assigned…

Time to End Forced Retirement?

A few weeks ago I was at a dinner for the kick-off to a three-day program in New York City I attended called Age Boom Academy, whose theme was Global Aging: Danger Ahead? Our dinner speaker was John Beard, director of the World Health Organization (an arm of the United Nations) Department of Ageing and…

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