So, you are looking forward to retirement. Roll on 65, you say. Over the two previous issues we introduced this topic and looked at the big picture. Over the next four issues we will continue to expand on what can be a scary season of life for many men and women. As with any season of life you need a life plan, and the third age is no different. This season of life should be the most influential and rewarding.
So, the BIG HEALTH PICTURE is: you are unlikely to be as healthy as the day you retire and enter the third age. Health and energy limitations will impact your freedom to do things at some stage, and you need to allow for this in your plan. Are you planning to be old and full of years? If so, then you need to be wise and proactive in looking after your body.
Questions to ponder: