Retirement

January 26, 2014

It's the "silver tsunami" - the massive numbers of people now entering their senior years.  And for all those now retiring? They’re trying to figure out what to do with the rest of their lives.  Jim Fleming gets some wise advice as he prepares for his own retirement as host of TTBOOK.

Also, you can say goodbye to our old theme music with this rendition from the Getaway Drivers.

  1. Retirement - Parker Palmer

    How do you plan for retirement?  Parker Palmer talks with Jim Fleming about the challenges of forging a new identity once you've given up your career.

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  2. Senior Nomads - Lynne & Tim Martin

    If you're looking for a grand adventure in retirement, Lynne and Tim Martin have an idea: sell your house and then live in rental houses around the world.

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    Average: 4.8 (18 votes)
  3. "Boomsday" - Christopher Buckley

    How do we prevent baby boomers from bankrupting Social Security?  Satirist Christopher Buckley has an idea - get the boomers to commit voluntary suicide...for tax incentives.

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    Average: 2.8 (8 votes)
  4. "Wonder of Aging" - Michael Gurian

    Michael Gurian says the second half of our lives has three distinct stages that shape our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

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    Average: 4.3 (8 votes)
  5. Looking Back and Ahead - Jim and Anne

    As Jim prepares to step out of the hosting chair, he welcomes Anne as the new TTBOOK host and reflects on his long career in radio.  We also hear listeners' letters to Jim.

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    Average: 4.9 (14 votes)