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April Talking Circle: Retirement

Thursday, April 6, 2017
6-8 P.M.
Location: LGBT Center, 208 W. 13th St., between 7th & 8th, Rm. 302
This event is SOLD OUT!

April Talking Circle: Retirement

Retirement – Relax, Reinvent, Reconnect
Have you been downsized, your job outsourced or are you able to retire on your own terms?  Either way, moving out of the work force voluntarily or involuntarily, is one of the biggest transitions most people face in their lives.
Culturally, we are defined by what we do, and our value is in what we contribute professionally.  When we have no answer to the frequent question “What do you do?” we can be made to feel sidelined and absent from the mainstream.  When lifelong careers come to an end, there are many questions and fears to deal with, like:
  • Free at last or is that a temporary state?
  • Who am I now?
  • Do I have enough money?
  • What will I focus on next?
Join us at this Retirement Talking Circle and see how others are navigating this critical transition and leave with new ideas and a clearer understanding of how to enjoy your new life.

Elaine Kinney, M.A., Facilitator
Elaine was a counselor for individuals, couples, families and groups, who was in private practice for eighteen years in four countries (UAE, USA, Qatar and China). She has facilitated numerous groups, workshops and trainings on many life issues. Currently she facilitates retreats in Europe and is studying Anthropology at the New School. Her multidisciplinary and multicultural approach facilitates the discovery of each individual’s uniqueness and potential. Prior to her current work, she was a social worker in Canada and has owned two businesses. 

Please Note:
Refunds can only be made for cancellations received at least one week (7 calendar days) before the event. 

Payments by check must be received 7 DAYS before the event, or registration
will be cancelled.