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The Retirement Café Podcast

Dec 3, 2019

If you listened to last week’s episode, you’ll know that I shared some of the lessons I’ve learnt from interviewing interesting guests over the past 12 months since the podcast was launched.

This week I plan to share a further 4 lessons, in celebration of the first anniversary of The Retirement Café Podcast. Last...


Nov 26, 2019

This week we are celebrating the first anniversary of The Retirement Café Podcast.
 
Believe it or not, we’re on episode 55 and week 52 of the podcast, so I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to look back at the lessons I’ve learnt over that time from some of the fascinating people I’ve interviewed.
 
I...


Nov 19, 2019

This is the second episode in our series about Changing the Perceptions of Ageing.
 
Maggy is relishing retirement after a distinguished 37-year career in the legal profession.
 
She has discovered the immense joys of dancing, Twitter and volunteering, including being Vice Chair of ‘Open Age’ – a London charity...


Nov 12, 2019

Are you worried about getting old?

Mid thirty-something writer Dominique Afacan was. Old age to her was an unhappy place, mostly filled with loneliness, rocking chairs and possibly some tea and biscuits, if she was lucky.

Together with friend and photographer colleague, Helen Cathcart, Dominique set out to find people...


Nov 5, 2019

As you know, the current generation of retirees has benefitted greatly from quite dramatic increases in house prices over the years. This is great news for retirees in general, but for some people, they find that the majority of their wealth is tied up in their property.

For those struggling to afford the retirement...