50 episodes

We're all aging, but most of us haven't done a lot of planning for our ideal retirement. Join us every week as we interview experts on wellbeing, relocation, co-housing, long-term care, dementia and end-of-life Whether you are helping aging parents, aging solo, remodeling your home to age-in-place, or simply curious about the transition to your senior years, this show is for you.

The Seniortopia Show Jeri McClenaghan-Ihde and Julie Whelan Capell

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

We're all aging, but most of us haven't done a lot of planning for our ideal retirement. Join us every week as we interview experts on wellbeing, relocation, co-housing, long-term care, dementia and end-of-life Whether you are helping aging parents, aging solo, remodeling your home to age-in-place, or simply curious about the transition to your senior years, this show is for you.

    47 - Humanizing elder care with the Green House Project (PRO TIPS)

    47 - Humanizing elder care with the Green House Project (PRO TIPS)

    De-institutionalizing, destigmatizing, and humanizing elder care--we hear about a new model of elder care that promises all that and more as we chat with guest Susan Ryan, Senior Director of the Green House Project.
    Links to things we mention on the show:
    The Green House Project https://thegreenhouseproject.org/
    We'd love to hear from you! Leave your comments on our website www.seniortopiashow.com or find us on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Our handle everywhere is @seniortopiashow

    • 43 min
    46 - More than money: Creating a secure retirement (PRO TIPS)

    46 - More than money: Creating a secure retirement (PRO TIPS)

    Downsizing, when to start planning for retirement (hint:  earlier than you think!) and more with guest Radon Stancil. Radon is the Founder of Peace of Mind Wealth Management, a firm committed to helping individuals retire with excellence.   
    Links to things we mention on the show:
    www.pomwealth.net Peace of Mind Wealth Management
    Check out this special episode of the Secure Your Retirement podcast where Jeri and Julie talk with Radon about the opportunities and challenges on the road to retirement.  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wine-down-retirement-goals-retirement-living/id1530071856?i=1000510114585 
    We'd love to hear from you! Leave your comments on our website www.seniortopiashow.com or find us on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Our handle everywhere is @seniortopiashow

    • 30 min
    45 - Midlife journey to wisdom (PRO TIPS)

    45 - Midlife journey to wisdom (PRO TIPS)

    How to use journaling and travel to uncover our deepest passions, how to navigate the empty nest years and much more! On episode 45, we get great advice from author Susan Pohlman about midlife transitions and building a meaningful "second half" of life.
    Links to things we mention on the show:
    https://www.susanpohlman.com/ 
    We'd love to hear from you! Leave your comments on our website www.seniortopiashow.com or find us on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Our handle everywhere is @seniortopiashow
     

    • 42 min
    44 - Letting Go of Fear (PRO TIPS)

    44 - Letting Go of Fear (PRO TIPS)

    Letting go of fear, getting unstuck, empowering ourselves and much more! On this, our first episode of 2021, we talk with Susan Burrell about how to live an empowered life.
    Links to things we mention on the show:
    Website: https://www.susanburrell.com
    Podcast:  Empowering Chats with Susan Burrell https://www.susanburrell.com/podcasts
    We'd love to hear from you! Leave your comments on our website www.seniortopiashow.com or find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. Our handle everywhere is @seniortopiashow

    • 51 min
    43 - The Heart as the Center (PRO TIPS)

    43 - The Heart as the Center (PRO TIPS)

    What it means to be an elder, what COVID is teaching us, George Floyd’s murder, white supremacist organizational culture, God, the universe, the water we swim in, changes we’d like to see going forward and much more with guest F. Noor Jawad.
    Links to things we mention on the show 
    sharecollaborative.org
    getnoorslight.blogspot.com
    Noor's Five Questions:
    1.  What part(s) do I personally play in contributing to the 2white supremacy mentality in my life and in the lives of my children and my family?
    2. What can I do to re-imagine myself and my white counterparts cohabitating in a healthy, prosperous world that is equally beneficial to all of it's citizens?
    3. What shall we redirect our focus on that unites all of us?
    4. What are we ready to let go of for the collective good of humanity?
    5. What best practices/guidelines/policies can we enact for building relationships based on equality, justice, truth and the authentic love for all and hatred for none?
    Resources we mentioned in this episode:
    Book:  The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter
    Podcast Series:  Scene on Radio: Seeing White  https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/
    We'd love to hear from you! Leave your comments on our website www.seniortopiashow.com or find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. Our handle everywhere is @seniortopiashow

    • 58 min
    42 - Downsizing (JnJ CHAT)

    42 - Downsizing (JnJ CHAT)

    Downsizing your possessions to prepare for selling your house, using moving/storage containers, storage lockers, getting rid of big furniture, selling on Facebook Marketplace, using consignment shops and more!  Cohosts Jeri and Julie both sold their homes in 2020 and drop a lot of hints for anyone looking to declutter or sell off possessions.
    Links to things we mention on the show 
    U-Pack https://www.upack.com/
    Store Here https://www.storehere.com/
    Facebook Marketplace
    Nextdoor https://nextdoor.com/
    We'd love to hear from you! Leave your comments on our website www.seniortopiashow.com or find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. Our handle everywhere is @seniortopiashow

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Radon S ,

Love the show!

Love that this shows looks at the retirement process on topics other than money.

elikqitie ,

Useful advice!

These two ladies have fantastic topics which are very relevant!

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