"People must live and bear their burdens with a light heart." Henri Matisse, age 84, speaking of the Dominican Chapel at Venne which he completed in his early 80's while afflicted by various physical/medical conditions and old age.
"Research shows that many retirees adjust well within a year of retirement and continue feeling good about it given good health, money, and a good social support network." States Toni C. Antonucci, psychologist + research scientist, U. of Michigan Institute for Social Research.
Ideas for the Newly Retired:
1. Form an extended social circle.
2. Take up extended education courses.
3. Volunteer with community work.
4. Fall in love.