No Regrets

It is my great pleasure this month to introduce you to my Guest Blogger for April, Franci, who blogs at Brew N Spew. Franci can always come up with a happy poem no matter what the topic. Today she is going to tell us a little bit about herself. Older...

Ageism – Find Out What It Means To Me

My Guest poster for March is a former professional college instructor. She has a few words to say about the “A” word – yes that “ism” that is sometimes the last straw on top of all the other “isms” that we have had to endure on our way to this...

Volunteering for Seniors

Meet my guest poster for February, Gail Marks. Gail has lots of experience with managing non-profits and organizing volunteers. I thought she would be the ideal person to advise us on how to go about volunteering in retirement. And If your non-profit can do with some really efficient help, Gail may be...

The silent and invisible seniors in prison

When we think of the older people in our lives, such as our parents or our older friends, most of us don’t typically connect them in our minds with jails or prisons. I am very pleased to welcome my first guest poster for 2016 Sonni Quick, who is here...

Retirement Transition – are you prepared for it?

Hello everybody My guest poster today is an early retiree who admits to having been a workaholic. Patricia Doyle shares with us the desire for security that shaped her life, and that has provided her with the choices she enjoys today. It’s lovely to see that you are beginning to relax and...

Retirement – Two different styles

Hello all and Happy Thursday This week my guest posters are a couple. They have just arrived in a very large mobile home. Now that they are parked up, it is my pleasure to introduce Debbie and Bill Lees. Debbie is going to tell us how they were able to retire early,...

No Easy Decision – A 90 day look back on retirement

How easy is it to make the decision to retire? The decision to retire is not always as easy as we might imagine. We don’t really know how we will feel until we ourselves get there and are faced with the reality of the choices available to us. Today I am...