Does Retirement = Death?

If you thought that you would only live for another 2 years after you retire, what would you do differently now?

I'm pretty sure the statistics are different in Australia but apparently in the USA the average life expectancy after retirement is 18 months.

For me it has been over 2 years since I retired and I'm fitter and healthier than I was when I retired, but I have set my goal to live to the ripe old age of 165 years.

Read this article, there are some nuggets in there, but the big one is start doing something you love to do for your income.

beUnconstrained wrote:

According to a 2016 study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College on the Mortality Effects of Retirement, it is clear that “There may be an increase in mortality risks when people stop work.” This mirrors my own experience with Retirement and underscores the importance of removing the word Retirement from our vocabulary.
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