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60 70 80 90: Planning ahead for satisfying senior years

60 70 80 90: Planning ahead for satisfying senior years
  

This lively book, based on personal experience, is full of practical suggestions for people preparing to retire. While based on the New Zealand scene, readers in other countries will also find the material thought-provoking and encouraging.

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ISBN 9781927260142
Published 16 October 2013 by Philip Garside Publishing Ltd
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Pratt, David C.
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ISBN-13 9781927260142
ISBN-10 1927260140
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Philip Garside Publishing Ltd
Imprint Philip Garside Publishing Ltd
Publication Date 16 October 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Pratt, David C.
Category Economics, Finance, Business, Industry
Coping With Old Age
Retirement
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Self Improvement: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 95
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Dewey Code 646.79
Catalogue Code 494208

Description of this Electronic Book

This lively book, based on personal experience, is full of practical suggestions for people preparing to retire. While based on the New Zealand scene, readers in other countries will also find the material thought-provoking and encouraging.

David Pratt Retired Methodist minister and hospital chaplain, David Pratts many years of working with older people, their carers and families, convinced him that too few people think ahead and prepare well for their retirement and aging. His own experience of reaching the age of 70, having suffered a serious and unexpected illness at age 65, sharpened his awareness of the issues.

Topics covered include:
Getting started
Where will we live
Home the house we live in
Interests and hobbies
The joy of being a grandparent
Finance and money matters
Being single in a partners world
Health and medical matters
Security and safety
Everyone is going to die
Attitude
Love and sexuality
Dreaming sensibly
Ageism and discrimination
Old, old age.

Website and other contact details for New Zealand organisations and government departments who work with older people are listed in an extensive appendix. The book is fully indexed.

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Author's Bio

Retired Methodist minister and hospital chaplain, David Pratt's many years of working with older people, their carers and families, convinced him that too few people think ahead and prepare well for their retirement and aging. His own experience of reaching the age of 70, having suffered a serious and unexpected illness at age 65, sharpened his awareness of the issues.

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