168: What life’s really like in a retirement living community
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
5d ago
Watch my conversation with Nick & Jane on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe If you’ve followed the podcast for some time, you’ll know that I’ve spoken with a couple of people from retirement villages about what they offer residents and why people should consider moving in. This week we will hear what it’s like from the inside.   I am really pleased to share with you a conversation I had with clients of mine, Nick & Jane Crowhurst.  In 2022, Nick and Jane moved from their home in Highcliffe to live in a retirement village in Hampshire ..read more
Visit website
167: Pensioner Personal Trainers inspired by Eddie the Eagle
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
2w ago
Watch my conversation with Lawrence, Julie & Lynne on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe This week’s interview is with three guests from the retirement home specialists, Inspired Villages. Lawrence Cramer is the People and Culture Director and was involved recently in setting up an initiative called Pensioner Personal Trainers with none other than the UK’s most famous ski jumper, Eddie the Eagle. Eddie is famed for his can-do spirit in the face of hopeless adversity, so was the perfect person to front the initiative aimed at inspiring residents to keep m ..read more
Visit website
166: Busting 10 myths about ageing for the New Year
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
1M ago
Watch my conversation on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe Happy New year to you and thank you for joining me in 2023. Let’s start the New Year on a high note, by dispelling some of the more common held beliefs about how awful it is getting older. I feel that many people make assumptions about ageing and what it’s like to grow “old”, or how older age will affect them. The reality is that we won’t know until it happens to us, but some of our assumptions are probably true. But so many of our beliefs come from socially accepted myths, and if you take the time ..read more
Visit website
165: 5 Ways Christmas Improves with Age
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
1M ago
Watch my conversation on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe As Christmas approached, I started to think about how Christmas changes as we get older so typed ‘Christmas and ageing’ into Google. I was bombarded with results about loneliness and isolation and how Christmas can exacerbate these very real problems. It’s true that a lot of older people do say that their feelings of loneliness increase during the holidays, which is why campaigns from charities such as Age UK encouraging us to look out for elderly neighbours and helplines like Esther Rantzen’s Silve ..read more
Visit website
164: Where Digital Assets fit in your Estate Plan, with Jennifer Zegel
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
2M ago
Watch my conversation with Jennifer on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe Jennifer is a US lawyer specialising in estates and trusts but what makes her unique is that over the years she has become an expert in Digital Asset Planning. As an expert in this rapidly growing and increasingly complex area, Jennifer is a sought after speaker on digital assets and blockchain technology.  She spends her time advising clients on how to build digital asset planning into their estate plan. In our conversation Jennifer shares steps you can consider when reviewing y ..read more
Visit website
163: Celebrating 4 years of The Retirement Café podcast – What makes for a successful retirement
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
2M ago
Watch my conversation with Kathy on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe As the 4 year anniversary of the podcast’s launch was approaching I got to thinking about what I’ve learnt from the dozens of wonderful guests I’ve had the pleasure to chat with, and decided to collate a summary of what - to me - seem to be the things that make for a successful retirement.  Looking back over the conversations I’ve had there are some clear themes that come up time and again, which I summarise in this episode. I also reference specific episodes where these themes are d ..read more
Visit website
162: How the menopause affects the brain, with Dr Ben Webb
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
3M ago
Watch my conversation with Ben on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe Ben is a neuroscientist, psychology lecturer, speaker and author specialising in how the brain works. In fact, he’s spent 20 years researching the brain and has a special interest is how the brain changes during the perimenopause and menopause stages of life. Until fairly recently, the menopause has not been discussed widely, but that’s certainly changing, thanks to some high-profile celebrities like Davina McCall campaigning for better education and access to HRT.  So my conversation ..read more
Visit website
160: Series 8 Ep 9: The 9 Accelerators of Successful Retirement Planning - Staying on Track
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
4M ago
Watch my conversation with Kathy on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe This week we return to our series on the 9 Accelerators for a Successful Retirement for the final time – to discuss the really important topic of Staying on Track. Scroll down to find links to all previous episodes in this series. I spend a lot of time with clients helping them work out what they want their retirement to look like, building a financial plan to support that life, then structuring their assets to be as tax efficient as possible. I also work with them to create a legacy plan ..read more
Visit website
159: Boost your brain health to prevent mental decline & dementia, with Dr Ben Webb
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
4M ago
Watch my conversation with Ben on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe Hello and welcome to this week’s episode, where I am excited to be joined by Dr Ben Webb. Ben is a neuroscientist, psychology lecturer, speaker and author specialising in how the brain works. Ben has spent 20 years researching how the brain works – so he knows his stuff - and now shares this knowledge via his podcast and courses to help us deepen our understanding of how the brain ages. His aim is to allow us to take control of our own brain health. And there’s an amazing amount within our ..read more
Visit website
158: How John Bogle saved investors trillions, with Eric Balchunas
The Retirement Cafe
by The Retirement Café
5M ago
Watch my conversation with Eric on YouTube or listen on the podcast player below    Subscribe Now, as you know, in my day job I help people retire successfully, so a major part of the work that I do is helping people to have a successful retirement experience. To that end I have spent many hours researching and developing an investment philosophy that I believe gives my clients the best chance of achieving their financial goals. A few individuals and companies have had a significant influence on my thinking over the years and few more so, perhaps, than John Bogle (also known as Ja ..read more
Visit website

Follow The Retirement Cafe on Feedspot

Continue with Google
OR