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AARP MN - Organizational Journaling for Taming Retirement Syndrome - Bloomington, MN - 9/24 & 9/28/2019

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 to
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019

AARP Information Center at Mall of America
228 W. Market
Bloomington , MN 55425

Contact: AARP MN

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Who Am I Now? Organizational Journaling For Taming Retirement Syndrome

Perhaps you’ve worked with a financial planner and have a strategy in place for budgeting and saving for when you retire. But very few of us are aware of, much less have given any real thought to, what it takes to navigate those emotional transitions regarding our departure from the familiar world of full-time employment.

“Retirement Syndrome” is a term for the possible disorientation experienced when 3 Key Aspects formerly fulfilled by your worklife–structure, social connection and purpose--require finding satisfying substitutions.

During this 2-hour session, you’ll participate in interactive and thoughtful exercises to expand and clarify what it is that you want in your retirement.  You’ll be introduced to the components of Organizational Journaling (OJO) and how they can help you create the structure, connections and purpose that work for you.


Dates:              Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm   OR

                         Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Where:             AARP MN Information Center at Mall of America

                         228 W. Market, Bloomington, MN

Limited space so sign up early!


* Create a satisfying retirement, based on unique criteria that applies only to you

* Invest as much in your emotional, physical and mental health as the financial

* Identify what and who is important to you

* Devise a simple plan to easily ensure those elements are in your life

* Steer clear of the overwhelm and disorientation that can accompany this major life transition


* 5 Ds and 1 B of retirement and how to avoid them

* 3 Key Aspects of this major life transition

* Specs for Satisfaction that are as individual as you are

* Organizational Journaling as a possible life-planning method that allows you to keep all this important information at your fingertips and top-of-mind

* How to start where you are, based on practical exercises and focused support  

 WHAT TO BRING: Current calendar system, notebook of any kind that is at least 6 X 8, writing and color utensils of choice




Event Schedule

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019
6:00pmSession 1: Taming Retirement Syndrome

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019
1:30pmSession 2 Taming Retirement Syndrome

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