--GRAND Magazine, the magazine for Today's Grandparents and their Grandkids
[How to Love Your Retirement] provides snippets of advice from scores of people on how they have coped and thrived in retirement.
--Newsday (New York)
How to Love Your Retirement, from publisher Hundreds of Heads, includes contributions from expert sources in finance, health, career, psychology, education and business, providing guidance on some of the challenging questions we'll need to answer:
· How do you know if you're ready to retire?
· How will your relationship with your spouse change?
· What will you do with all that free time?
· Will you get stronger and more fit, or turn into a couch potato?
--Family Goes Strong (NBCU)
“How to Love Your Retirement,” .... outlines core tips for helping people prepare for the next stage in their lives....[it] contains 10 chapters that offer wisdom on topics such as feelings and attitudes about retirement, creativity and brain fitness, finances and technology. There are also exercises that readers can complete to gain further insight, and then perhaps apply the lessons to their own lives.
As is the premise of the Hundreds of Heads’ Survival Guide series, the best way to answer these questions and many more is to mine the hundreds of heads of real people’s hard-earned wisdom and advice. Barbara and her team conducted hundreds of interviews with boomers and older adults, collecting the best advice from them on a range of topics relating to aging and retirement. In addition to the hundreds of regular people interviewed, contributors include experts in the areas of finance, health, career, psychology, education and business.
The book also includes coaching exercises readers can complete to gain further insight into how to apply lessons to their own lives. This ensures readers are asking themselves the right questions and taking all the steps to achieve their retirement-based goals. The book serves both as a quick reference guide and as a workbook.