Exercise Your Brain: Continuing Education During Retirement

While adjusting to retirement, many become concerned that they are not exercising their brains. If we are not taking in new information, perhaps we are ‘dummying down.’ Accustomed to using our brains throughout our working years, we feel alive when taking in new information. There are, however, many options available which allow us to exercise the brain and to learn new information during retirement.

A Caregiver’s Musings: A schedule I never wanted to keep

“You’re doing well,” my friends say. My husband has spent the last month in the hospital, and his future is bleak. I’m anything but “well.” My previous passions are now colorless. I haven’t been to art classes. I’m not reading. I have no interest in my veterinarian TV shows. Yet, still, I’m moving forward with life pursuits even though my love of 50 years is not with me.