Transitioning into Retirement
Retirement presents a new chapter in life. Retirement, like other developmental milestones such as adolescence or becoming a parent, is a time of change, stress and personal growth. Gathering the information you need to make decisions, setting goals and preparing financially will help ease the stress of change and prepare you for what is to come.
Partners EAP provides an opportunity to consider the complexities of this life stage and the resources available as you transition to and live through your retirement years. Please explore the following information as you prepare for retirement.
AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) - A nonprofit organization and interest group, founded in 1958. The website offers a wealth of information on retirement planning, when to start social security benefits, and best places to retire, including the following two articles:
American Psychological Association - The largest scientific and professional organzation representing psychology in the United States. This article addresses life transition issues besides financial:
Encore Boston Network - A coalition of organizations and professionals dedicated to strengthening communities by engaging the talents of people in midlife and beyond.
Smart About Money - A program of the National Endowment for Financial Education, a nonprofit national foundation dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life. Suggested articles:
Retirement and Your Finances
Financial Planning for Retirement
When and How to Apply for Retirement Benefits
For more information or to discuss retirement concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at 1-866-724-4EAP.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or your local hospital emergency service.
This content was last modified on: 05/26/2015