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Author Carnell, Eileen.
Title Retiring Lives.
Imprint London : Institute of Education Press, 2012.

Author Carnell, Eileen.
Subject Retirement -- Planning.
Retirement -- Social aspects.
Retirement -- Economic aspects.
Retirees -- Biography.
Alt Name Lodge, Caroline.
Bennet, Gillian.
Coleman, Marianne.
Evans, Jennifer.
Freeman, Anne.
Hoey, Lorna.
Gold, Anne.
Kent, W. A. (William Ashley), 1945-
Kirton, Alison.
Leonard, Diana.
Macdonald, Jacqui.
Mercer, E. C. (Edward Clifford Anderson), 1873-
Moore, Alex.
Patilla, Barbara.
Peters, Anne.
Reddy, Sid.
Description 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1. Perspectives on retiring: dipping our bread into the sherry; Chapter 2. The history of the Retiring Women group; Chapter 3. What we have learned about running the group; Chapter 4. Three teachers talk about retiring; Chapter 5. Hip-hop, illness and early retirement; Chapter 6. Transitions and transformations; Chapter 7. Part-time work as a way forward into retirement; Chapter 8. Busy doing nothing ... ; Chapter 9. Reflections on gender and retiring; Chapter 10. Even busier in my Third Age.
Chapter 11. Dogs and duvets: living in rural France as a retirement projectChapter 12. One step forward and two back, then hopefully forward again; Chapter 13. Retiring backwards; Chapter 14. A conversation with Ted Mercer, looking back twenty years; Chapter 15. Into the airlock; Chapter 16. Professional development for retiring; Chapter 17. Helping people to the other side: recurring themes from a financial adviser; Chapter 18. Reasons to be cheerful; Appendix: bibliography and contacts.
Summary This book presents fourteen personal real life stories from people at various stages of retiring. These inspirational and illustrated stories will encourage readers to hold up these experiences to their own, learn from comparisons and similarities and extend their own thinking.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780854739745 (electronic bk.)
0854739742 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 817894607
Additional Format Print version: Carnell, Eileen. Retiring Lives. London : Institute of Education Press, ©2012 9780854738489

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