Revolutionize Your Retirement Radio

Revolutionize Your Retirement Radio

A top retirement podcast and longevity planning podcast. Dr. Dorian Mintzer, M.S.W., Ph.D., Board Certified Coach, and Certified Professional Retirement Coach guides you on how to revolutionize all aspects of your retirement transition. This podcast will teach you how to retire with joy and confidence, ready to live the fullest in the second half of your life. In this podcast, Dr. Mintzer interviews a wide variety of experts in various areas of retirement and longevity planning, spanning the topics of money, purpose, meaning, lifestyle, identity, and health. Our goal is to help you make the most of this next stage of your life. The concept of retirement is changing. It isn’t just an age OR a financial number. It's finding a balance between living well today and feeling confident about your retirement transition years and gaining more freedom to pursue the life you want. Join the Revolutionize Your Retirement community at https://RevolutionizeRetirement.com.

Episodes

November 22, 2022 55 min

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Jolts can derail us - or they can propel us into reclaiming and remaking our lives. They prompt us to ask questions about our values and purpose.

Psychologists have been studying this phenomenon for some time; one research team at the University of North Carolina Charlotte back in the mid-1990s named the phenomenon "post-traumatic growth" (PTG). Since then, PTG has emerged as an important field of study ...

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A remarkable development during the 20th century was an impressive extension of the average life course. In America, the average life expectancy gained 30 years, from 47 to 77. That's a 30-year life bonus. Average life expectancy here is nearly 80 and rising. The fastest-growing cohort is centenarians - from 3,000 in 1965 to over 90,000 in the early 21st century. We have experienced a longevity revolution a...

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Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH, is a retired, highly decorated full colonel, former chief flight surgeon at the Air Force Surgeon General's Office in Washington, and preventive medicine physician who has spent over a decade smashing stereotypes of aging and redefining the possibilities of older adulthood.

He has conducted extensive practical research on the influence of lifestyle on the aging process and compiled his findings in his...

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Who am I meant to be now? How do I live a vital life? How can I live my legacy? These are questions that many of us ask ourselves throughout our lives. We are always in the process of changing and growing. At this point in your life, what do you care about? What brings you joy? What values do you want to model and share with children, grandchildren, friends, and colleagues? What gives you meaning and purpose?

Join us for an insightf...

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Wondering what's next in your life? Thinking about doing work you feel good about? Join us for a conversation with Marci Alboher, author of Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life. Alboher, a former New York Times careers columnist is a vice president of Encore.org, a nonprofit making it easier for millions of people to move into second (or third) acts for the greater good.

In thi...

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Episode Guest: Dr. Carolyn Walter, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Widener University, Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Teaching Coach, Author, and Consultant on Grief/Loss/Chronic Illness

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Whether expected or unexpected, life transitions are the changes we face throughout every life stage, whether we like it or not.  Every transition involves loss and a personal process of healing that precedes growth and...

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Episode Guest: John C. Robinson, Psychologist, Interfaith Minister, Mystic, author, and speaker

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Are you frightened of aging? Do you worry about every new physical symptom, memory lapse, or mistake?  Do you keep busy to avoid thinking about being "old" or brag about how happy you are in retirement when you secretly feel pretty low? Do you believe aging is about waiting to lose everything that matters? For...

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Episode Guest: Robert Laura, author, The Naked Retirement, and founder of The Retirement Coaches Association

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Too often, retirement planning assumes that people have 20-30 years to do whatever they want when they want. However, that's not the case because retirement can change quickly and only comes with one true guarantee --that you will die at some point during it. That may sound like the perfect conversati...

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Episode Guest: Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D., leading expert in the field of brain health, author, clinical psychologist and founding director of the Memory Enhancement Program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center

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What do advances in neuroscience, increased worldwide longevity, and the obsession with agelessness of the baby boomers have in common? They are all factors in the emerging Brain Age, a time of unprecedented kn...

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Episode Guests: Dr. Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle, author and speaker

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How do we find meaning and beauty in aging, and how do we respond to living in an age-phobic culture? This month's presenter, Dr. Olivia Hoblitzelle, gets to the heart of the matter by providing examples from her own experience as well as from varied wisdom traditions and cultures that revere elders. 

In this episode, you'll discover how to...

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People have been talking about "The Positive Aging Movement" for more than a dozen years, particularly since the first conference in 2007, when the oldest Boomers were turning 61 and approaching the "traditional" retirement age. With a longer life expectancy, notions about aging have been shifting. This year the oldest Boomers are turning 76, and the youngest is now turning 58. We're witnessing the "graying&...

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Episode Guest: Richard Eisenberg, Managing Editor and Senior Web Editor, Next Avenue

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Some people have a much better retirement experience than others. What makes the difference? Having a plan and figuring out what you want out of retirement in advance so you have laid the groundwork for a retirement experience that works for you and your family. 

In this episode, Richard Eisenberg outlines the ten ways you can a...

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Episode Guest: Mark Freedman, Entrepreneur, Pioneer in the Aging Movement, Founder of Experience Corps, Civic Ventures, and Encore.Org., Speaker and Author

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How to Live Forever is a deeply personal call to find fulfillment and happiness in our longer lives by connecting with the next generation and forging a legacy of love that lives beyond us. In writing How to Live Forever, Marc Freedman set out to answer three...

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Episode Guest: Dr. Bill Thomas, author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer, and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging

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At both ends of the age spectrum, there is a growing and largely untapped demand for communities designed to foster closer connections, health, and wellbeing. How can we create homes and communities that are inspired by a profound respect for simpler living, ...

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Episode Guest: Ashton Applewhite, speaker, author, and activist and the leading spokesperson to mobilize against discrimination based on aging

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From childhood, we're barraged by messages that it's sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and older people are useless. Author and activist Ashton Applewhite also believed them until she realized where this prejudice comes from and its damage. In this ep...

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Episode Guest: Kerry Hannon, a leading authority and strategist on career transitions, entrepreneurship, and personal finance and retirement as well as a best-selling and award-winning author of 14 books

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When the coronavirus pandemic upended the US economy, many older workers lost their jobs and saw their retirement accounts take a hit. Those who remain employed are grappling with a new way of working: remotely ...

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Episode Guest: Harry Margolis, estate planning and elder law attorney and author who is a passionate advocate for seniors and individuals with special needs and their families.

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Too often, retirement plans fail due to a lack of coordination between financial and estate planning and failure to involve care managers. While we're healthy and cognitively intact, we can continue to work, travel, care for grandchi...

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The world has changed dramatically over the past year and a half.  For Fred Mandell, this is only the beginning of constant, dramatic, and unpredictable changes.   Fred will share his journey from using the creative process of the arts as a model for navigating life transitions (Becoming a Life Change Artist) to his deep exploration of how the arts can prepare us to thrive in our new, rapidly changing world.

In this episode you'...

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Author, speaker, reinvention coach, and branding expert Wendy Marx will describe how to brand yourself in a changing world. The world has changed and you need to also -whether you want to work part-time, volunteer, or start a new career. Marx will explain how you can take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to show your value and how you can help.

In this episode, you will discover:

  • The 5 key personal branding strategies
  • How t...
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    For those with no support system, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating prospect. Whether you have friends and family ready and able to help you or not, growing old does not have to be an inevitable decline into helplessness. Maintaining a good quality of life in your later years is possible, but having a plan is essential. You'll be empowered to make proactive plans for your own lives rather than en...

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