65 Things To Do When You Retire, 2nd Edition

65 Things To Do When You Retire, 2nd Edition

by Mark Evan Chimsky


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A collection of 65 essays that provides practical and entertaining advice about how to create a fulfilling retirement. The contributors will include recognizable names as well as others in their sixties who have created dynamic lives post-retirement. Other contributers include respected retirement experts. Modeled on our successful "birthday" series, the royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to cancer research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531912116
Publisher: Sellers Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/16/2020
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 500,261
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Section 1 Redefining Retirement

1 Don't Let Retirement Steal Your Bliss! Robert Delamontagne 10

2 Rewire® Early and Often Jeri Sedlar Rick Miners 16

3 Retire "Retirement" … Build Your "Life Portfolio" Instead Michael Jeans 22

4 New Models for Success David C. Borchard, Ed.D., NCC 28

5 Five Keys to a Creative Retirement: Even When This Means Continuing to Work Ronald J. Manheimer, Ph.D 35

6 Will You Pass or Flunk Retirement? Nancy K. Schlossberg, Ed.D 43

7 Ditch Retirement! Instead, Graduate Into an Encore Career Marci Alboher 48

8 Change the World Andrew Carle 55

9 A Cartoon Mort Gerberg 62

Section 2 Your Retirement Game Plan

10 What Happy Retirees Know Sydney Lagier 66

11 65 and Lucky Bill Roiter, Ed.D. 72

12 Trump Fear with Purpose Mary Lloyd 77

13 There's More to Retirement Planning Than Finances Mike Bonacorsi 83

14 Retirement Is an Opportunity to Rethink Your Life and Do Something Different Susan Kersley 89

15 Live to 100! Dr. Thomas T. Perls 95

16 Positive Aging - Old Is the New Young Dave Bernard 102

17 Expand Your Social Circle - Face to Face Susan RoAne 107

18 Career Women and Retirement: Six Important Tips Helen Dennis Bernice Bratter 112

19 Women and Retirement: Inventory Your Successes Judy Juricek 118

20 Choices Elizabeth Doucet 123

21 Budget for 100 Years Anna Rappaport, F.S.A., M.A.A.A. 128

22 Seven Financial Rules for Retirees Mark Cussen, CFP, CMFC 134

23 What to Look for in Financial Advisers Jim Yih 140

24 Managing Retirement Wealth Without a Crystal Ball Julie Jason 145

25 Four Emotions to Manage When Maintaining Your Nest Egg Aaron W. Smith, RFC 151

Section 3 Do Good By Giving Back

26 The Best Years of Our Lives Jimmy Carter 160

27 Enrich Your Life: Push Back Against the Box Bob Dowry 165

28 A New Dimension to Our Lives Bill Birnbaum 171

29 Somewhere in the World with Peter and Hinda Peter Hinda Schnurman 178

30 Embrace Life Pamela Good 184

31 For LGBT Retirees and Their Allies, Volunteer Opportunities Abound! Michael Adams 189

32 Retire and ReServe: Because You Should Mary S. Bleiberg 195

33 The Encore Career Mark Miller 201

Section 4 How Working in Retirement Can Work for You

34 What's Next? Finding Your Dream Job in Retirement Kerry Hannon 208

35 How to Turn a Hobby into Retirement Income Joan Jones 214

36 Starting a Home-Based Business in Retirement Art Koff 220

37 Six Ways to Get Paid to Travel During Retirement Nancy Collamer, M.S. 226

Section 5 A New Freedom to Be Yourself

38 Why You Need to Know "What Color is Your Parachute? for Retirement" John E. Nelson 232

39 Don't Let It Take a Crisis Jack Phelps, ChFC 238

40 Doing 60 Gloria Steinem 243

41 Turning 65: Minding Your Ps and Qs and Rs Rick Kimball 248

42 Lessons from Grief Joan Price 255

43 "Doing" Resilience: A Virtual Ritual of Transformation Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. 261

44 Act III: Becoming Whole Jane Fonda 268

45 Question Everything Leo Sewell 272

46 Saving the Best for Last! Liz Pryor 277

47 Ask the Big Questions Tina B. Tessina, Ph.D. 282

48 Be Happy While You Are Alive Because You Are a Long Time Dead! Ernie J. Zelinski 288

Section 6 Family Matters

49 Honey, We Need to Talk! Dorian Mintzer, M.S.W., Ph.D. 298

50 The Spouse in Retirement Dave D'Antoni 304

51 Do What You Love Aleta St. James 310

52 Go Fishing with Your Grandchildren Robert E. Rich, Jr. 315

Section 7 Go for It!

53 Fall in Love Again Sharon Gilchrest O'Neill, Ed.S., LMFT 322

54 Olympic Dreams: It's Never Too Late Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D. 327

55 Go the Distance Michael Milone, Ph.D. 334

56 Write That Novel! Stephanie Cornell 340

57 Tool-Belt Spirituality Sally W. Paradysz 346

58 Be Inspired Night and Day Greg Mort 352

59 Breathe In, Breathe Out Beryl Bender Birch 357

60 Master Your Look Sharon Haver 363

61 Don't Take Retirement Sitting Down: Stand Up and Make Everyone Laugh Instead Leigh Anne Jasheway 369

62 Traveling with Purpose Char Matejovsky 375

63 Wildlife Adventure Bernadette Heath 379

64 How to Plan a Round-the-World Trip Mahara Sinclaire, M.Ed 385

65 Traveling Top Speed at 65 and Above Doris Gallan 391

About the editors 398

Credits 399

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