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RetireeRebels inspires and supports retirees to move beyond the limitations of past ageist stereotypes, to aspire and achieve new goals by reinvention.

Carol Larson and Mary Helen Conroy discuss the other side of retirement, the side that considers the lifestyle of retirement.

Retiree Rebels: Ditch the Rocking Chair! Carol Larson and Mary Helen Conroy

    • Personal Journals
    • 3.6 • 5 Ratings

RetireeRebels inspires and supports retirees to move beyond the limitations of past ageist stereotypes, to aspire and achieve new goals by reinvention.

Carol Larson and Mary Helen Conroy discuss the other side of retirement, the side that considers the lifestyle of retirement.

    The Call to Elderhood

    The Call to Elderhood

    • 27 min
    A Personal Perspective on Opioids

    A Personal Perspective on Opioids

    • 9 min
    The Opiod Crisis Epidemic- The Impact on Older Adults

    The Opiod Crisis Epidemic- The Impact on Older Adults

    • 42 min
    Ageism: Its Effect on Older Adults’ Health and What We Can All Do About It

    Ageism: Its Effect on Older Adults’ Health and What We Can All Do About It

    Then take a deeper dive into the corrosive effects of ageism with Betsy Abramson, Executive director of the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging. Betsy sees ageism as a full-fledged health crisis, and has the research to back that claim. And she has solutions, ways you can fight back against stereotypical comments and behaviors.

    • 26 min
    The Role of Intimacy for Healthy Aging

    The Role of Intimacy for Healthy Aging

    Talk by Michael Lee Smith, a featured speaker at the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit presented by the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging. 

    Michael holds the view that sexually active “olders” are healthier and happier. But adds, that doesn’t necessarily mean sex, that intimacy is the real key. Lee Smith shares stories of his early research days at the Kinsey Institute, his grandmother's “new man,” and ways to reframe and redefine a healthy sexuality as we age.

    • 42 min
    2018 Healthy Aging Summit: Emerging Interventions in Healthy Aging

    2018 Healthy Aging Summit: Emerging Interventions in Healthy Aging

    MORE INFORMATION on the programs Carol talks about, listen to this panel discussion from the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit: Emerging Interventions in Healthy Aging.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Kaghiina ,

Great Podcast

Wow, been navigating this world of retirement for 5 years and still not sure what I'm doing....great subject and content. Carol, you're the best!!!

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