Will Rogers once spoke about how half your life is wasted attempting to find something to fill the void of all the time you rushed around trying to save. Most people have many productive years left after retirement, and it’s plenty of time for you to start new careers, lead a different lifestyle and enjoy numerous successes.
Seniors aren’t content anymore to accept the gold watch and then be delegated to a life of isolation. It might be fun and relaxing for a while, but eventually boredom sets in and it becomes difficult to spend the days in forced nothingness.
After the travel and the honey-do projects, spending time with family and friends – and don’t forget sleeping in – you can become so bored and inactive that depression can set in, changing your health and outlook on life.