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SENIORS: THINGS TO DO BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

Jan 26th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Retirement, for many, begins almost like a romance. Infatuated with its desirability and what seems like limitless options, one is hard pressed to narrow down the priorities and tempted to do it all at once. That is impossible, of course. Thus, one is confronted with having to sort out what the realistic options are for your retirement, and to act on them with some kind of practical timeline.

Getting caught in the trap of “cookie cutter” choices, many commit themselves to limiting their options early on. Settling in somewhere is the first consideration that brings with it multiplied implications. If you stay where you are, there are predictable advantages; if you relocate, you automatically impose numerous new obligations and time consuming demands on that choice; if you do the motor-home thing, you are constantly free to go where you wish, but bound to always looking toward the next