Retiree Rebels: Ditch the Rocking Chair!

Retiree Rebels: Ditch the Rocking Chair!

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Ageism: Its Effect on Older Adults’ Health and What We Can All Do About It

Then take a deeper dive into the corrosive effects of ageism with Betsy Abramson, Executive director of the Wisconsin...

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The Role of Intimacy for Healthy Aging

Talk by Michael Lee Smith, a featured speaker at the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit presented by the Wisconsin Institute...

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2018 Healthy Aging Summit: Emerging Interventions in Healthy Aging.

FOR MORE INFORMATION on the programs Carol talked about, listen to this panel discussion from the 2018 Healthy Aging...

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What the Scary Statistics Don't Tell You

Lions and Tigers and Bears!  The statistics on seniors’ health issues are frightening! In the US, it’s estimated...

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Life is a Daring Adventure and I'm Not Done Yet!

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” These words from Winnie the Pooh came to me as...

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Practicing What We Preach

Practicing What We Preach   Over the last 2 years, Mary Helen and Carol have talked a lot about following your...

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Military Memories: Veterans & Retirement

Retirement can be an especially difficult life change for those who have served in the military.  Of the 22 veterans...

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A Future Without Senior Centers

That’s the dream of one senior center director. Paula Schutt envisions a day when today’s senior centers are...

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Look what can happen when you say 'yes'!

Look What Can Happen! We may think we know what retirement is like, but the strangest things can happen! Like when...

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How did I get here? And I'm not done yet!

How did I get here? Mary Helen answers that question as the Retiree Rebels celebrate their second anniversary....

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How in the World Did I End Up Here?

The milestones in our lives —such as anniversaries-- are great times to reflect on "How In The World Did I End Up...

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ADVICE FOR THAdvice for the Newly Retired: 10 Things 'Thank Goodness somebody told me!"'

On her last day at work, and the last show of her career as Wisconsin Public Radio's morning show host, Joy Cardin...

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Happy Retirement

The tables were turned and Mary Helen was interviewed on the Insights with Dick Goldberg podcast. Having enough...

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The Courage We Need - Step by Step

THE COURAGE WE NEED - Step by Step Life can throw us some real curveballs, and that doesn’t change with retirement....

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The Big Leap: That First Year of Retirement

The Big Leap New retirees have high expectations. Free from work and the daily grind, many believe life will...

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Ageism and Health: What do you believe?

What Do You Believe? Scientists love to measure things, and lately they’ve been researching how much ageist...

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