Adjustments. The intensity and dynamics of the work environment are gone. The onset of health issues --some of which are directly related to the intense social isolation that often accompanies retirement-- presages situations that shall require adjustments in the everyday.
There are potential problems that develop for the elderly: transportation, medical care, homemaking, home safety modifications, legal assistance, senior companionship, home-delivered meals, money management, day activity programs, housing, counseling for families, government benefits, emergency help with problems such as abuse or eviction. Staying informed is the key to health and independance for older adults.