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This show is for unique women dreaming to soon retire blissfully. In reality, many women are uncertain about what retirement means for them. It is not just a date. It can be potentially a long time, and many could live for another thirty years. A lot of women who are at the doorstep to retirement have fears of financial challenges and are stuck in a job they don’t like. As a matter of fact, they worry more about other areas that have a significant impact. Life in retirement is so much more than having enough money to spend. Maria’s passion inspires anyone to change perspectives, and to plan ahead to gain control of this next phase in life. This fun, educational and interactive show talks about a variety of retirement topics with guest experts and contributions from other women around the world. You’ll see that you are not the only one who is unsure about life in retirement. Each show provides ideas, resources and tipping points to plan a blissful retirement.

This show is for unique women dreaming to soon retire blissfully. In reality, many women are uncertain about what retirement means for them. It is not just a date. It can be potentially a long time, and many could live for another thirty years. A lot of women who are at the doorstep to retirement have fears of financial challenges and are stuck in a job they don’t like. As a matter of fact, they worry more about other areas that have a significant impact. Life in retirement is so much more than having enough money to spend. Maria’s passion inspires anyone to change perspectives, and to plan ahead to gain control of this next phase in life. This fun, educational and interactive show talks about a variety of retirement topics with guest experts and contributions from other women around the world. You’ll see that you are not the only one who is unsure about life in retirement. Each show provides ideas, resources and tipping points to plan a blissful retirement.

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United States

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This show is for unique women dreaming to soon retire blissfully. In reality, many women are uncertain about what retirement means for them. It is not just a date. It can be potentially a long time, and many could live for another thirty years. A lot of women who are at the doorstep to retirement have fears of financial challenges and are stuck in a job they don’t like. As a matter of fact, they worry more about other areas that have a significant impact. Life in retirement is so much more than having enough money to spend. Maria’s passion inspires anyone to change perspectives, and to plan ahead to gain control of this next phase in life. This fun, educational and interactive show talks about a variety of retirement topics with guest experts and contributions from other women around the world. You’ll see that you are not the only one who is unsure about life in retirement. Each show provides ideas, resources and tipping points to plan a blissful retirement.

Language:

English


Episodes

Trends That Are Reinventing Retirement Housing

1/8/2021
One of the decisions you get to make when planning your Golden Years is where do you want to live? There are many choices whether to remain in the current home or relocate into a residence of a loved one, independent, assisted-living, or memory care community, and if the decision is made to move, how to go about doing it all. This is an important topic that I will discuss with my guest Thomesa Lydon. For more than 12 years she has been helping seniors decide on this area of retiring and for...

Duration:00:53:57

Encore Permission To Succeed.

1/1/2021
Are you a person that sets goals each year in January? Do you keep track of them and accomplish what you want? Many women (and men) make the mistake to think that Retirement is just a date that you don’t work anymore. However, your next chapter can last another 30 years. If you don’t plan for it you might feel unfulfilled, bored and invisible. The best thing about retiring is that you get to choose your life’s direction again. This time you can follow your dream and make it happen. My guest...

Duration:00:55:23

Encore Harnessing the power of the mind body connection.

12/25/2020
The pandemic has created for many women an environment that has often toxic feelings and frustrations of how easy life seemed before it turned the world upsite down. Nobody knows how long this situation will last, causing our mood and vision for the future to worry. I am excited to talk to our guest speaker Bonni Smith who is a certified Calmologist. Different forms of mental toxicity can make it harder to feel good, achieve our goals, and be the very best version of our self. She knows how...

Duration:00:53:48

How to Kick-Start your Future as Single Empty Nesters

12/18/2020
Many parents have mixed feelings when their children move out to go to college or live on their own. Being a single mother is hard enough, but becoming an empty nester can be more difficult or even traumatic. What happens if you have been a single parent for so long that once the kids leave you don't know who you are anymore? How do you start to figure out who you are and who you truly want to be? Did you ever get the feeling that there was more to this? What will it cost you if you don’t...

Duration:00:55:44

Making Women’s Retirement Income Last a Lifetime

12/11/2020
One of the biggest worries many women have about retirement is running out of money. Since we do not know how long retirement will last I want to go deeper on this topic today with my special guest Cindy Hounsell (President, Women’s Institute for Secure Retirement). Living much longer than their parents’ generation, today’s seniors are spending more time in retirement and less time planning for it. This longevity, however, puts many seniors at risk for running out of money. This is...

Duration:00:54:49

Why Social Security is Critical to Women

12/4/2020
Many women have a lot of questions about Social Security as it will be a huge part of what we can afford in the next chapter of our life. For many retirees, Social Security is the only source of guaranteed income they can count on for the rest of their life no matter how long they live. Women tend to live longer than men and they often spend their final years alone due to widowhood, divorce or having never married. Therefore, it is critical for women to understand how they earn their Social...

Duration:00:54:38

Encore: Manifest the Extraordinary Adventure God Desires

11/27/2020
My guest Keri Stanley is the ideal woman to talk about how faith can give your life purpose, and how to be open and more confident in living a spiritual life in the future. In this episode we will explore what faith is and why it can be such an important part of a women’s journey in life. Especially starting the new chapter of retirement often creates anxiety and discomfort about many aspects of life. She has found her calling in helping women discover an intimate relationship with God that...

Duration:00:47:43

Pathway to Financial Independence

11/13/2020
Do you know what prevents you from living a retirement free of money worries and anxiety? Do you want to be Financially Independent? Do you want to have more Freedom? More Choices? More Money? Creating financial independence is waaaaay bigger than choosing the right stocks, buying properties, or making money at your job or in your business! There are many factors that play a role in how quickly you can become financially independent. And one of the most important factors is becoming really...

Duration:00:52:45

Finding Purpose during this wise chapter of life.

11/6/2020
Are you nervous to finally leave your corporate job and retire? Or has the pandemic you forced to take early and unplanned retirement? Let's talk about finding purpose during the wisdom years. We're experienced and empowered women with time on our hands. It's time for relighting our purpose in a new way. What have you always loved? What has given you joy throughout your life? What is your natural skill? My guest Laya Raznick will take a look at uncovering the answers to these questions...

Duration:00:46:44

The Luxury of Living With Less

10/30/2020
Retirement should be a season of reduced responsibilities in order to devote time to those things that bring us joy and fulfillment that we have previously not had opportunity to pursue. Every possession is a responsibility. Enjoying or approaching retirement is the time to reframe our thinking about stuff, clear the clutter and simplify life to enable us to make the most of life after 60 (or so). My guest Sue Marie Bowling will show you how you can make this chapter of the best of your life...

Duration:00:54:37

Confused About Medicare? Understanding The Basics And Options

10/23/2020
Whether a person is turning 65, working, not working or retiring after age 65, the maze of Medicare is a mixture of Federal Regulations, misinformation and unrelenting mailings from companies selling Medicare plans. Making the wrong decision in Medicare enrollment or non-enrollment can include lifetime financial penalties. Today I talk with Erin Fischer, a Medicare expert and consultant, who knows everything about Medicare. She will help you manage Medicare costs by looking at the different...

Duration:00:57:00

How to avoid burnout when you become a spousal caregiver

10/16/2020
Seven in ten Americans turning 65 today will need care for prolonged periods. That’s a staggering statistic when you think about your retirement plans. So much of our vision for our retirement takes place on the sunny side of the street. Once a financial goal has been achieved, the rest is filling in a calendar with activities you like or eagerly awaiting the time to make it happen. But, reread that first sentence. Whether that seven in ten is you or your life partner, needing or providing...

Duration:00:55:10

You are not alone! How to deal with depression in Retirement.

10/9/2020
Many retired women are in the same situation. Retirement depression — feeling sad or lacking energy and focus after retiring — is surprisingly common. Lacking a purpose is the main reason so many people feel depressed after retiring from 40 years of working! Missing the social and intellectual stimulus of work are other common reasons for retirement depression. Losing the schedule and structure of work can be another emotional blow. My guest, Mental Health expert Kim LaMontagne, knows how it...

Duration:00:55:19

How Retirement Can Challenge Your Relationship

9/25/2020
The time right before and after retirement can be an emotional roller coaster. Even when retirement came after a long wait and a lot of planning, finally crossing the threshold can bring unexpected thoughts and feelings. For couples there are many questions and issues to consider when planning and preparing for retirement together. Sharing half a life-time of working and raising children, some couples are shocked to discover how far apart they have drifted. To reach the stage in their lives...

Duration:01:00:00

Helping Baby Boomers 'Rewire' Not Retire.

9/16/2020
How do you know it is the right time to retire? What do you have to consider when you have your own business and need to think of succession planning? Everyone is at a different stage of retirement planning and has a different view of what life in retirement can be. Rewiring your retirement takes an old idea of retirement and replaces it with something better. To make the decision to quit a job or to leave a business involves multiple choices and is a process of sorting out thoughts, ideas...

Duration:01:00:00

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body - Tips from the latest research on Alzheimer's disease

9/9/2020
Growing older comes with some challenges. Having seen how dementia impacted my mom’s last years of life, I have a deep respect for the research and work related to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. I am super excited to talk to Keith Gibson, the Regional director of Program Services at the Florida division of the Alzheimer’s Association. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that more than 5.5 million Americans, may have dementia caused by Alzheimer’s. However,...

Duration:00:55:22

Taking charge of your health and wellbeing!

9/2/2020
Are you worried about the many drugs prescription and what effect they have on your body? Do you often wonder how to naturally heal a disease like diabetes or asthma? Or how to lose weight by not starving the body? How can you find alternative ways to live a healthier life and use natural therapies for common conditions and diseases such as obesity? The guest speaker in this show is Dr. Holly Donahue. As a licensed, board-certified doctor of naturopathic medicine she and her team treat...

Duration:00:56:03

Live a Healthy Life - Listen to Your Gut!

8/26/2020
Are your concerned about the strength of your immune system? Are you tired of low energy and living with chronic aches and pains? Are you tired of feeling sick and tired? Healthy gut flora is absolutely vital to living a healthy life, and when you suffer from an imbalance, your health deteriorates. We explore this topic with Jill Seebantz,a Certified Raw Food Chef and Radical Wellness and Mindset Coach. Find out how you can rebuild your gut and strengthen your immune system. The gut and its...

Duration:00:54:05

How to be an Irresistible Woman in your second half of life.

8/19/2020
Are you happy about who you are and do you have the relationship of your dreams? How can you be an irresistible woman when you are in your second half of life? More women are single later in life and feel out of practice as attitudes have changed dramatically since we were dating in our 20’s. A lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and hesitant to start dating again. In this radio show I talk with two amazing ladies Michelle Roza and Gladys Diaz. These twin sisters are...

Duration:00:50:30

Nutrition for women in mid-life and beyond made easy

8/12/2020
It’s well known that what we eat influences significantly how we feel, and the overall state of our health. Eating the right food when aging will give a person more energy and increase the health span. Today’s show is featuring Annie Gaudreault, a holistic nutritionist, who helps women achieve their health and fitness goals by achieving true wellness. This requires fully engaging the unique individual woman and honoring her innate wisdom by working in an empowering and cooperative manner to...

Duration:00:52:25