Life After Work: A Holistic Approach to Retirement Planning

People are living longer, healthier, and more active lives. While some of us will work full or part-time beyond our 60’s we can
easily see 20 – 25 years in retirement. This doesn’t mean that work won’t play a roll, but what we do and how we do it will
We are complex human beings with a hierarchy of needs that contribute to our happiness. When we leave fulltime work, we
leave behind a way of life that met those necessary needs. Taking the time and making the effort to plan beyond financial
security can determine a person’s success in retirement and their ability to thrive.
A holistic approach to retirement considers aspects such as finding a new purpose, taking care of emotional and mental
wellbeing, addressing differences in primary relationships, and looking for ways to contribute to society.
Retirement is no longer seen as a withdrawal from life but instead a different way to immerse ourselves into life where we
can accomplish and satisfy our hidden curiosities and dreams.
• Expand your retirement plan to include seven non-financial considerations
• Discover where you are on the retirement path and your next steps
• Understand the areas that may be roadblocks to thriving in retirement
• Explore strategies to address the darker side of retirement such as lack of motivation, boredom, and depression



Jun 28 2022


11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Virtual Event


U of A - School of Business
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