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Retire Smart Retire Happy: Finding Your True Path in Life

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About the Course:

One of the very few books to focus on the psychological aspects of retirement, Nancy Schlossberg interviewed 100 persons at various stages of retirement.
She identifies several common paths both men and women follow, or combine, in their transitions. Like other major life transitions, there are a number of steps an individual can take to help with the journey. Practical assessment exercises as well as planning tools are presented at the end of several of the chapters.

This course is based on the book, Retire Smart Retire Happy: Finding Your True Path in Life created by Nancy K. Schlossberg, Ed.D.

Course Material Author

Nancy K. Schlossberg, Ed.D.
Nancy K. Schlossberg, Ed.D., is counseling psychologist and Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland (College Park). She is frequently quoted in the popular press about mid-life and aging, transitions and coping. She has authored: "Overwhelmed: Coping With Life’s Ups and Downs" and has co-authored "Going to Plan B: How You Can Cope, Regroup, and Start Your Life on a New Path".

Nancy K. Schlossberg, Ed.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to better understand the issues people face in contemplating retirement
  2. to help clients better understand the stages and paths they can take in restructuring their lives post-work
  3. to develop greater sensitivity to the emotional reactions of people as they strive to develop new meaning for their lives

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