Retirement

Mike Frezon with his vintage tin; photo by Roy Gumpel
Stories of Hope

How 80-Year-Old Hibiscus Seeds Reassured This Reluctant Retiree

The old tin had been hidden away for decades. Could the seeds still grow into plants?

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Kristy Dewberry with husband, Don; photo by Shevaun Williams
Marriage

Spending Every Day Together During Quarantine Eased Her Mind

They had been married for 38 years. But only two weeks into lockdown, she wondered if they’d make it to 39.

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Embrace change
Positive Living

How to Make a Change in Your Life

It won’t be easy, and it may not be comfortable. But change can take you to where you want to be.

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An artist's rendering of an angel and a brain xray; Illustration by Eva Tatcheva
Angels

Her Persistence Saved Her Husband's Life

His erratic behavior signaled that something was wrong; she was determined to get to the bottom of it.

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An artist's rendering of a Christmas cuckoo clock.
God's Grace

How a Christmas Clock Taught This Retiree to Move Forward

This former lieutenant colonel felt lost after retirement. Could she learn to accept her new life?

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A smiling senior woman in her pottery studio
Living Longer, Living Better

5 Ways to Rethink Retirement

Not all seniors want to settle into a sedate life. These tips can help you enjoy a more productive and meaningful retirement.

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Illustration of a mailbox with wings
Angels

How A Mailman and His Guardian Angel Saved A Young Girl's Life

It was his last day as a mail carrier before retirement. Little did he know he'd be making his most special delivery yet.

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A happy retiree at work.
Aging Parents

Does Working After Retirement Improve Mood and Cognition?

Connection and engagement can be casualties of leaving the job force, but both are necessary to your well-being.

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A retired woman helps with child care.
Aging Parents

Retirees Have a Wealth of Skills to Offer in Service to Others

Knowledge, expertise and wisdom build with age, and are important indicators of job success.

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An older professor standing in front of a blackboard with math equations.
Sponsored Content

Unretiring: 5 Meaningful Job Options for Older Workers

Whatever your reason for heading back into the job force, you want it to make a difference.

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