Archive for Center

8/24/2016 – The aging paradox: The older we get, the happier we are

Aug 24, 2016 Comments Off

Research suggests that your overall mental health, including your mood, your sense of well-being and your ability to handle stress, just keeps improving right up until the very end of life. Read the full article at Los Angeles Times.

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8/19/2016 – Baby boomers have trouble making new friends in retirement, research shows

Aug 19, 2016 Comments Off

The older people get, the more challenging it can be to make friends, and that’s especially true after retirement as work is one of the most common ways to meet people. Research from the Stanford Center on Longevity shows of all the age groups, baby boomers show the most signs of disengaging from traditional modes […]

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7/26/2016 – Utilizing the Gift of Time

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Americans are living on average 30 years longer today than a century ago. How will you spend the time? As people contemplate their lives, they realize that taking more risks could have provided the opportunity for richer experiences, and that extra time and freedom would let them do things differently. Read the full article at […]

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7/12/2016 – Americans Are Optimistic About Living Longer, But Not About Their Savings

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While the prospect of living longer excites most Americans, the necessity of needing more retirement savings is causing more and more concern for younger generations. Read the full article at The Street.

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6/14/2016 – More Americans are making smarter Social Security choices

Jun 14, 2016 Comments Off

Are older workers finally getting the message about the advantages of a delay strategy? The answer might be “yes,” according to a recent report from the Stanford Center on Longevity. SCL’s Sightlines report includes comprehensive measures of the actions that Americans of all ages are taking that help boost their chances of living long and […]

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5/27/2016 – If you had 30 extra years how would spend them?

May 27, 2016 Comments Off

Learn from those who are already living with longevity in mind and see how people are already rethinking their life stages.   See video >

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5/23/2016 – Five crucial retirement years for your money

May 23, 2016 Comments Off

Before you completely relax into your so-called golden years, you should be aware of the potential financial pitfalls that await as retirement begins. One firm even trademarked the term “retirement red zone” to identify it. Read the full article at CNBC.

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5/19/2016 – Let’s Shrink Retirement

May 19, 2016 Comments Off

Retirement is too long. We haven’t adjusted to longer lifespans and greater physical and mental capabilities in our later years. As a result, the notion of retiring at 65 is outmoded for most—and even dangerous for many, who can’t possibly save enough over their working lives to cover a 30+-year retirement. I ask people all […]

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5/16/2016 – The extraordinary happiness of retirees

May 16, 2016 Comments Off

An overwhelming majority (93 percent) of retirees recently surveyed say their life is as good or better than before retirement. That’s one result reported in a new study from Merrill Lynch titled “Leisure in Retirement: Beyond the Bucket List.” The survey found most retirees are happy to be free from the daily grind, the pressure […]

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5/15/2016 – Researchers examine emotional role in financial fraud

May 15, 2016 Comments Off

Researchers at the Stanford Center on Longevity have found in a new report that the ways in which elderly people process high-arousal emotions, such as anger and excitement, is in part responsible for their heightened susceptibility to fraud. Read the full article at The Stanford Daily.

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