Tag Archives: Retirement

Retirement and Leisure

There are many changes that happen throughout the retirement years that include countless decisions about lifestlye, leisure, and finances, just for starters. These years can be challenging, frustrating, and also exciting. Here is a general map that highlights the process … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Live to Be 100?

Bubba recently celebrated her 87th birthday. She says she isn’t so sure she wants to live to be 100. At times she feels younger than her years, but when the pain of her spinal stenosis cranks up and she must … Continue reading

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Developmental Tasks in Late Adulthood

As we age we are each faced with an assortment of developmental tasks to master. The best we can hope for is to reconcile with each task and arrive at a place that Erik Erikson referred to as “integrity.” To … Continue reading

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