Fully updated and revised, this new edition of The Baby Boomer Survival Guide is the premier roadmap to retirement for anyone focused on financial security. This is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide that covers all the significant financial, healthcare, and lifestyle-related considerations today's baby boomer generation need to know.
Over the next 30 years we will be supporting huge numbers of people through the transition of life that is the journey of old age and the pathway to death. The fact remains that death and taxes are a surety in life, but the pathway doesn't have to be negative and fruitless. The author asks all who read this book to be brave in the face of change, as we all have the power to make change or decide to stay the same. So, take every opportunity to engage in the most important part of your life's journey.
Baby Boomer's Survival Guide. Unique Generation. Unique Challenges. Unique Solutions. From the lives of baby boomers: "My parents believed in The American Dream and had EVERYTHING stolen from them." "The 70-year-old widow was thrown out of her own home and forced to settle for a tiny fraction of what she was entitled to, with no place to live in the end." "Why must I go through my whole inheritance, all my savings, deplete all my finances - in order to get a bed and some medication - after living a dream life, after doing EVERYTHING right all my life?" ..".Children, spouses, ex-spouses, siblings, and even newly found "relatives" will fight. And fight. And fight..." ..".They ran from one attorney to another attorney, crying, begging for help. But nothing could be done. The apartments didn't belong to them...." "My mom was a lifetime Republican, born into affluence. She was entitled to a pension. But in the time it takes you to read this sentence, her life's finances were wiped out."
As boomers prepare to retire in an economic climate that has many rethinking their plans, it is crucial that they take every facet of their golden years into consideration. DaVinci's Baby Boomer Survival Guide is the premier roadmap to retirement with the postwar generation in mind.Authors Barbara Rockefeller and Nick Tate team up to craft this comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide that covers all necessary financial, healthcare, and lifestyle- related considerations, like:* Optimal retirement age and Social Security filing strategy* Intelligent investing* Housing and reverse mortgages* Wills and trusts* Long-term healthcare and Medicare* Staying healthy, both mentally and physically* Best places to live based on income, and much more...
Everyday life is a battle that must be fought against the boomers, and OK Boomer is the ultimate comeback! This is the lethal weapon we millennial and Gen Zs have been waiting for. It’s the verbal eye-roll we need for the out-of-touch generation who just don’t appreciate avocado and rosé. This amusing little book will advise you when "OK Boomer" can best be deployed, along with tips on recognizing the boomer and understanding their outdated sayings.
A number of studies reveal that up to 90% of health problems can be initially dealt with at home, bypassing the cost and inconvenience of a visit to the doctor. It is also true with other areas of your life, if you can develop effective coping strategies. The Baby Boomers Survival Handbook For The 21st Century provides a blue print for survival in the most important areas of ones life; mental, physical, financial, social and spiritual.
This authoritative guide helps Baby Boomers navigate their way through a host of issues that typically affect careers from the midpoint onward toward retirement. If you are a Boomer and want to make sure you a) follow the right path to reach the pinnacle of your career; b) prepare yourself for common pitfalls and dead ends that can derail a midlife career; and c) get where you want to go the way you want to get there, this invaluable, can-do guide is the resource of your dreams. The Boomers' Career Survival Guide: Achieving Success and Contentment from Middle Age through Retirement is designed to help the nation's largest, wealthiest, and most successful generation make the "back nine" of their working lives an extraordinary, enriching experience. With page after page of real stories about real people, it offers expert insights on how much the working world has changed in the Boomer years, and on the common workplace issues Boomers face, including second careers, age discrimination, stalled careers, and anxieties over finding your true talents and snagging opportunities. A final section provides realistic, workable advice on those ultimate Boomer dreams: starting your own business and retiring in style. Comprises ten chapters in three sections: one on changes in the workplace during the Baby Boom years; one on specific challenges Baby Boomers face in their careers; and one on achieving goals, including starting a business and planning for retirement Presents charts and graphs explaining relevant statistical data Offers a bibliography of helpful additional sources in print and online
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WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER HAVE AN OPERATION IN JULY AND OTHER LIFESAVING ADVICE! "This book offers practical advice about how to keep yourself free from harm and error in hospitals, and how to assert yourself in cases such as getting stuck with a bad roommate or a rude doctor. Includes chapters on taking children to the hospital and how to be prepared before an emergency." — The Wall Street Journal Hospital Survival Guide is the essential patient handbook to ensure that you and your family emerge from hospital visits healthier than before checking-in and without having to endure excessive stays, pain or indignities. Includes practical tips, warnings and surprising information you doctor might not tell you, such as the fact that July, when the new interns start, is the most dangerous month to have a procedure done at a teaching hospital; EMLA anesthetic cream can be requested to be used on children’s skin, allowing for less painful I.V. starts; and washing off all iodine-based antiseptics thoroughly after surgery can prevent chemical burns. Proven tips for reducing hospital bills are also presented. Dr Sherer will teach you how to: Find the Best Hospital for Your Condition Demand & Receive the Best Care Avoid Unnecessary Pain & Complications Protect Your Health from Human Error Navigate Emergency Room Care Educate Yourself on Your Condition & Your Rights Protect Your Financial Health & Reduce Your Bills Choose Between Bundling Services Versus “Fee for Service” – Pricing/Pros & Cons Work the System to Get What You Need Maximize New and Innovative Ways to Use the Internet for Self-Education Deal with the Impact of Pandemic Emergencies, Natural Disasters and the Opioid Crisis on Your Care Learn More about Artificial Intelligence, Robotic surgery and Using Big Data Decide if “Medicare for All” is Feasible and the Social Determinants on the Allocation of Healthcare And Much Much More! "I recommend this book for everyone, especially people who are undergoing their first operation in a hospital. Being aware of the services offered or not offered in the hospital and learning ways to reduce anxiety can be invaluable throughout one’s hospital stay. For health care providers, the Hospital Survival Guide offers excellent insight into many of the uncertainties that patients face as they enter into the unknown world of the hospital. Even though we hear the alarming statistics every day, the book is a powerful reminder of all of the mistakes that can be made in the course of care and what we all can do to reduce the likelihood of experiencing a medical error ourselves." — P&T® Journal