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Academic for life

BY TOM FLANAGAN | JUL 15 2024

In fact, it can free you to tackle new subjects that would have been off limits while you were still employed.

BY WERNER J. BECKER | MAY 14 2024

It is important to move beyond your previous experience and challenge yourself in this new phase of life.

BY TRISTRAM CHIVERS | APR 15 2024

Instead of fully retiring, some institutions offer faculty the possibility of staying on with the institution as a faculty professor.

BY GLADYS WE | MAR 15 2024

After retirement, it can be difficult to maintain your social connections – joining your institution’s retiree association can be a great solution.

BY SANDRA HIRST | FEB 16 2024

Volunteering is part of my self-identify as an academic, professional nurse and human being – but I do it selectively.

BY DAVID ZITNER | DEC 14 2023

Remember that you have the right to ask questions and can disagree with a diagnosis.

BY BILL KOPS & MICHELLE PORTER | NOV 15 2023

Some of the principles of an AFU include promoting intergenerational learning and sharing expertise between learners of all ages.

BY SUSAN HUTCHINSON | SEP 08 2023

Why thinking about lifestyle planning before and after you retire is so important.

BY BRAD KILB | JUL 18 2023

A retired kinesiology instructor continues to fulfill his passions as a mentor to students, teachers, coaches, and outdoor guides.

BY SUSAN BIRNIE & HELEN BARTON | MAY 23 2023

Members of Canada’s longest-running university retiree association contribute to research, aging initiatives and planning.

BY SHARON MOORE | APR 25 2023

A professor emeritus reflects on how she still feels ‘on the brink of everything’ even after retirement.

BY MARY VALENTICH | FEB 21 2023

Academic retirees are likely to consider scholarly activities but should remember that retirement offers the freedom to choose.

BY SANDRA HIRST | JAN 25 2023

Much like the latest iteration of Star Trek, lifelong learners see the benefits of seeking out strange new worlds.

BY ROBERT STEBBINS | NOV 24 2022

Academic retirees should find the “optimal leisure lifestyle” that works for them.

BY FRED FLETCHER | OCT 27 2022

Members benefit from social and intellectual engagement as well as important information to guide a successful retirement.