AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life: Smart Choices About Money, Health, Work, Lifestyle ... and Pursuing Your Dreams

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Wiley, Apr 22, 2013 - Business & Economics - 240 pages

WASHINGTON POST Bestseller List 3/30/14

Solid solutions and step-by-step instructions for planning the next stage of your life

Life after 50 isn’t what it used to be. The rules have changed. No more guaranteed pensions, retiree health plans, or extensive leisure and travel. It’s time to forge new paths and create innovative models. That’s where the AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life comes in. Bart Astor, author of more than a dozen books, offers a comprehensive guide for making lifestyle decisions, growing your nest egg, and realizing your goals. This AARP book—

  • Provides guidance on the key areas you’ll need to consider: finances and work, health and fitness, Medicare and Social Security, estate planning, insurance, housing, and more
  • Offers expert tips on creating age- and health-specific goals through a personal “Level of Activity” scale based on how active you can and want to be
  • Includes tips for finding fun and fulfilling activities and even completing your bucket list
  • Supplies ready-to-use worksheets to help you set and meet financial planning goals, get your legal affairs in order, and maintain adequate health insurance
  • Contains a comprehensive list of valuable resources

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User Review  - SydneySpaniel - LibraryThing

Basically a collection of pointers to where you can go to get informaiton. Mostly places that support AARP. However, the lists on the top 10 subjects to cover during the talk (page 153) and the specifics your survivors need to know are great checklists. Read full review

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User Review  - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing

Three stars with the reservation that I only read through 1/2 the book. A basic guide for people approaching retirement, published by AARP - which as soon as I hit 50 I plan on joining for their ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Bart Astor ( is a recognized expert in life's transitions and eldercare. His Baby Boomer's Guide to Caring for Aging Parents is in its second printing. Author of eleven other books as well, Astor has appeared on television and radio shows, including ABC's Good Morning America, PBS's Marketplace, and Ric Edelman's The Truth About Money.

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