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The Retirement Café Podcast

May 28, 2019

In this episode I welcome back Ken West MBE. Ken appeared on episode 2 discussing the world of natural burials.

This time Ken chats about what makes for a successful retirement. Whilst not overly keen to retire, Ken’s wife Ann suggested it was time, so at age 60 after 45 years in bereavement services, for which he was...

May 21, 2019

Mary believes that dementia wouldn’t be so difficult if society dealt with it better. We tend to distance people with dementia, out of fear or a lack of knowledge of how to deal with people.

If they were made to feel a continued part of society, maybe people with dementia would live a happier life?

Mary Jordan has...

May 14, 2019

Most people don’t hire a financial planner in retirement because they can’t work out what to do themselves, given the time and inclination.

You hire a financial planner because they’re not you. We all have our blind spots. And it’s a real challenge for anyone to be able to manage money successfully themselves...

May 7, 2019

At the age of 50, Edwina Brocklesby decided to run her first half marathon. Until that point, she’d done little running, and her exercise regime consisted of little more than chauffeuring her children to their own sports clubs.

After that event, and following the loss of her husband of thirty years to cancer, she...