Occupational/Retirement Wellness

Planning for the future may include a new occupation or retirement. In today’s ever-changing environment, these changes can be pretty stressful. The following resources can help to simplify the process.

Career One-Stop. Good news and job tips for older workers. Explore Careers, find training, research opportunities, find local help, and access the career toolkit (U. S. Department of Labor).
Center for Retirement Research. The nation’s leading center on retirement studies; topics include Social Security, state and local pensions, health/long-term care, financing retirement, and older workers.
Coping with Retirement Stress. Article discusses possible concerns and benefits of retirement (British Columbia Institute of Technology).
How to Avoid Living Unhappily Ever After in Retirement. Tips for “surviving” retirement as a couple (Next Avenue, a PBS service).
Retirement Planner. Social Security Administration planner includes savings estimator, a variety of publications and reports, and information about Social Security resources, Medicare eligibility, and pension protection.
Retiring Minds Want to Know. Article offers keys to a successful retirement (American Psychological Association).