"Living Agelessly is for anyone who rejects the idea that aging is a dreaded event that must be halted. It provides the latest information on maintaining the best health possible, and offers practical advice on creating a secure and enjoyable retirement-rich with wonderful relationships, interesting travel, and rewarding experiences."
"...shows that the key to enjoying an active and satisfying retirement is dependent on much more than just having adequate financial resources. It means paying attention to all aspects of life, including leisure activities, creative pursuits, physical and mental well-being, and solid social support. With its friendly format, lively cartoons, and captivating quotations, Zelinski's guide offers inspirational advice on how to follow your dreams instead of someone else's, how to put your retirement in proper perspective, and how to enjoy life after work."
What is this thing called retirement, and what does it have to do with me? -- Why am I suddenly thinking about something new? -- Can I afford to make a change? -- What do I get out of work? -- Suppose I don't want to (or can't) stop working? -- How can I scale back on work and find some balance? -- I've always wanted to-- -- How can I give back and enjoy it? -- Can I stay connected with friends and make new ones? -- Why is my partner driving me crazy? -- Conclusion: How do I get the most out of this new stage of life
Reinventing your life at fifty-plus -- Life transitions : endings and beginnings -- Imagination and the next season of your life -- The life themes profiler : developing themes for a new life -- Self-liberation : transcending old roles -- Establishing your criteria for fulfillment -- Connecting your talents to interests -- Relating and behaving differently as a senior -- Coming home : relocating to the good life -- Sustaining vitality : managing your changing self in a changing world -- Conclusion : authoring your life.
"Using your mind and body, and interacting with others are keys to a happy and healthy retirement life. Yes, good genes and money help, too; but you can t pick your ancestors, and your financial situation is whatever you have made it. Successful retirees strive to live each day to the fullest, exercise their minds and bodies, and challenge themselves to continue to learn and grow personally. The Successful Retirement Guide will assist retirees in identifying activities that will help them remain intellectually, socially and physically engaged with life whatever their financial resources."