Encouraging older adults to stay in the workplace is the new smart talk about retirement.
Joyce Wayne has been writing about finances, women and culture for thirty-five years.
Author of 'The Cook's Temptation' and co-writer of documentary 'So Far From Home'(2010), she has won numerous awards for journalism, fiction and community engagement.
Here, she is exploring matters relevant to the lives of retirees and soon-to-be retirees.
Joyce Wayne: Retirement Matters
Can you imagine being over the age of sixty and homeless?
I’ve made only one New Year’s resolution this year.
No matter how fleeting the feeling of happiness, most of us strive to be happy throughout our lives.
Last night I had dinner with my younger self. Well, not exactly.
Each generation truly believes that they had it much harder than the generations who follow them.
During the weeks and months before my retirement, I felt like crying each and every day.
When I decided to retire four years ago at sixty-two, rather than at sixty-five,
At sixteen, I was a camp counselor. It was fifty years ago and back then I took to looking up into the night sky to try to discover who I was or who I might become.
By the time you read this narrative, I’ll be married. As I write, only seventy-two hours before the ceremony, I’m as nervous as a young bride,
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