Health Major Retirement Issue for Calgary Boomers

Seventy per cent of  the 50-to-59 years of age Canadian Boomers, Royal Bank of Canada Retirement Myths and Realities Poll survey respondents are saying that  health is the major retirement issue they anticipate as retirees. Respondents also indicated that financial concerns come in second, with 57 per cent expecting changes to their income to be a challenge in retirement. The 2013 Retirement Myths and Realities Poll indicated that more men (73 per cent) than women (66 per cent) expressed health concerns, So what does this all mean? For many years the popular focus of retirement in the media has been that preparing financially…

The Boomer Revolution

CBC Doc Zone Presentation-The Boomer Revolution.   Take a look at this trailer for a program The Boomer Revolution that was aired on CBC Doc Zone February 28th. Looks at the boomer generation from a perspective of their influence politically, economically and socially . The following is an exerpt is from the promotional material sent out prior to its airing "In the 60’s, baby boomers changed the world. In their 60s, they just may do it again.Once known as the generation that questioned authority, raised its consciousness, and dropped out of the mainstream, the baby boom generation now IS the mainstream. Boomers…

Pre-Retirement Transition Workshops for Employees

  Pre-Retirement Transition Workshops for Employees Career Vitality Services offers customized one and two-day pre-retirement transition workshops for organizations out of recognition that the issues employees face upon retirement are much more complex than finances alone. Retirement transition can be a time of uncertainty and mixed emotions and Employers who provide added value supports to employees such as Retirement Planning Workshops demonstrate their interest in the future of their mature workers and  employees view this kind of training opportunity as a valuable benefit of employment. Career Vitality Services workshops are facilitated by Certified Retirement Coaches and are designed for both…

Retirement Transition Workshop

    Planning For Your Retirement? August 25 ,2012 (Registration Deadline: August 22,2012 ) Are you ready for your retirement? Career Vitality Services is offering a informative and fun one- day workshop in Calgary.   Retirement Transition or any type of transition for that matter is a time of self-reflection and honesty about what is important to us as individuals. Our traditional work day uses up one-third of our day that is if we are working the traditional 8 hour work day, add an additional 6-8 hours of your day for sleep and then add all of your other commitments outside of work…

Pre-Retirement Workshops in Calgary

  Why Should Employers Invest in Pre-Retirement Workshops for Their Employees? RETIREMENT  is a major life decision that could potentially be the longest life stage and how it is planned will have profound impact on both individuals and their employers. Employees who are nearing retirement are often rather stressed and anxious as retirement can loom large within the psyches of people who have spent 30 plus years in the workforce. Employers may think that it is not their responsibility to care for their employees’ emotional well-being when they are long gone from your organization but organizations that are thoughtful about…

Retirement Transition

  How to Retire: Who you are? Vs. What you do? One of the most difficult things for anyone to do as they are preparing for retirement is to start looking at their world with a much broader lens than just work. Now having said that, this is not necessarily the case for everyone in Calgary as some people have the whole work thing in check and really work to make money to enjoy the things that are really important to them. The first question that usually comes out when you meet someone for the first time is what you…

What Happens After Retirement?

Retirement Transition Planning Essential to Enjoy Retirement Years Think about it, in 2011 the very first Baby Boomers, those people born between 1946 and 1964 turned 65 and begun the trek into retirement for largest generational cohort in history of mankind. Current research from Statistics Canada tells us that the average age that Boomers are retiring in Calgary and the rest of Canada is 62 and that paired with today’s health conscious approach and modern advances in medicine and technology many boomers could be still be “living large” in retirement up to thirty years after the day they walk away…

How to Retire?

  Preparing for Your Retirement- June 2, 2012  Learn the factors of a successful retirement in the key areas of Career and Work, Health and Wellness, Finances, Family and Relationships, Leisure, and Personal Development and create a retirement lifestyle that is right for you. Workshop Fee is $157 per person and bring your spouse or partner for an additional $115.This fee includes applicable GST taxes, a one- day workshop and materials. For more information contact Brian at brian@careervitality.ca or call (403) 978- 9134. The workshop takes place on June 2nd and registration form can be found here at  Career Vitality Services Registration Form Registration…

The Mature Workforce!

  Is 75 the New 65? Check out this article by Wallace Immen from the career section of yesterday's Globe and Mail    “In our research, we’re finding that employers are developing a lot of age-friendly programs that provide flexibility in work schedules,” he said.“Many are seeing the risk of losing large numbers of experienced employees if baby boomers retired en masse,” he said, so companies are encouraging older workers to stay on longer. Some also encourage those who have already retired to come back in some capacity. Surveys of U.S. and Canadian organizations that Mr. Sheridan did for his…

Preparing for Your Retirement Workshop

Preparing for Your Retirement Advert Learn the factors of a successful retirement in the key areas of Career and Work, Health and Wellness, Finances, Family and Relationships, Leisure, and Personal Development and create a retirement lifestyle that is right for you. Fee $157 per person and bring your spouse or partner for an additional $115. Fee  includes applicable G.S.T. taxes, a one- day workshop and all materials. For more information contact Brian at brian@careervitality.ca or call (403) 978- 9134. The workshop takes place on April 21st and registration form can be found here at Career Vitality Services Registration   Registration deadline: April 18th. Workshop Location:…