Retiring Successfully

Being happy in retirement is about more than having a good pension and IRA. What are the personal, emotional and vocational issues that need to be addressed to retire successfully?

Dick’s guest, Mona Wasow, is a retired social worker from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She recently offered a course at a senior center on issues in retirement.

Mona mentions that creating structure to the day and having a sense of purpose (such as performing volunteer work) are important in retirement.