Retirement RX: The Retirement Docs' Proven Prescription for Living Your Best Next Life

Retirement RX: The Retirement Docs' Proven Prescription for Living Your Best Next Life

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Retirement RX: The Retirement Docs' Proven Prescription for Living Your Best Next Life by M.D., Frederick Fraunfelder Frederick T., Jr., M.D., J Gilbaugh M.D., James H.

The Retirement Docs' Proven Prescription for Living a Happy, Fulfilling Rest of Your Life

Over the years, Dr. Fritz Fraunfelder and Dr. Jim Gilbaugh have seen thousands of their patients respond differently to the challenges of retirement: some rose to new heights; others hit new lows. The doctors began to wonder, How do some people maintain their vitality, interests, and zest for life in retirement while others became distant, even depressed? Is there a magic formula for retiring well?

To find the answer, they designed a comprehensive study involving more than one thousand patients. The results were surprising but clear. Financial planning is not as important to a fulfilling retirement as many may think—the psychological experience is just as crucial. The happiest retirees shared eight key traits; all of them were able to:

• plan ahead
• maintain a positive attitude
• accept change
• lean on their support network
• have a sense of purpose
• keep a healthy lifestyle
• engage in leisure activities
• enjoy some expression of spirituality

Retirement Rx evaluates the reader and provides guidelines for how to develop each key characteristic. The good news? These essential skills can be strengthened, even acquired from scratch, whether the reader is just starting to plan for retirement, is in the early years, or is a seasoned retiree. The first scientificallybacked bulletproof prescription, this book is the most concrete guide to a happy retirement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583333112
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/29/2000
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range: 18 - 14 Years

About the Author

Dr. Fritz Fraunfelder is a physician specializing in ophthalmology. He lectures across the country and internationally.

Dr. Jim Gilbaugh is a urologist, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and the author of Men's Private Parts. He has appeared on CBS This Morning, and on CNBC and ABC News.

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