Category: Single Retirees

Dating Over 50: How to Look for Love in All the Right Places

Dating at any age can be complicated. It can be an emotional roller coaster ride of optimism, disappointment, anticipation, uncertainty, elation, agony, and futility. While some people reach retirement age having been single all their lives, others find themselves newly single as a result of death or divorce. Even if you’re married now, consider that…
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How to Enjoy the Adventure of Traveling Solo

Regardless of whether you’ve been single for most of your life or you’re newly single following a divorce or the death of your spouse, there’s no need to give up on your dreams of traveling after you retire. The hardest step will probably be to convince yourself to go. Once you do, you will discover…
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How to Thrive as a Single Person in Retirement

[Editor’s note: An expanded version of this article appears here.] If you are single, you probably have some concerns about your retirement that people with partners are less likely to experience. If you are married today, consider that someday you may encounter these same concerns if your spouse passes before you do. With awareness and…
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How to Survive and Thrive as a Single Person in Retirement

How to Survive and Thrive as a Single Person in Retirement

Are you single? Have you considered what may happen if your spouse passes away before you? One of the greatest fears that most of us harbor is the fear of dying alone or spending your final years lonely, bored, and confined in a retirement home. With proper planning, it doesn’t have to be this way.…
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