Retirement Manual: The Step-by-step Guide to a Happy, Healthy, Prosperous Future

Retirement Manual: The Step-by-step Guide to a Happy, Healthy, Prosperous Future

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By (author) Stuart Turner

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  • Publisher: J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 152 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm x 15mm | 738g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Sparkford
  • ISBN 10: 0857331612
  • ISBN 13: 9780857331618
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 311,345

Product description

This new title addresses every aspect of retirement, including how to spend your new-found leisure time, mental and physical health, how modern technology can work for you, potential changes to your living arrangements, all the way through to the legalities of wills and coping with grief. This manual, presented in the "Haynes" tried-and-tested step-by-step format, promises to be an informative yet informal guide to getting the most from your retirement.

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Stuart Turner, now retired, has enjoyed a career in motorsport as a journalist, as BMC's Competitions Manager in the Mini-Cooper era, and as Ford's Director of Motorsport in the Escort era. He has become a renowned after-dinner speaker in latter years. His autobiography, Twice Lucky, was published by Haynes in 2000.

Table of contents

Finance: from pension planning to prescription charges. Modern technology: from satnavs to Skype and everything in between. Leisure time: hobbies, college classes, volunteering, book clubs and travel. Mental and physical health: advice on everything, starting with aches and Alzheimer's. Your home: pros and cons of downsizing, living with relatives, retirement homes, safety and security, useful home aids. Becoming a carer and being cared for: hospices, nursing homes and support. Legalities: age discrimination, wills, power of attorney. The final curtain: funeral planning, organ donation, coping with grief.