Planning for Retirement As a Solo Ager with Dr. Sara Zeff Geber

Are you among the fifteen million Americans over fifty and childless by choice or circumstance? Solo aging gracefully and a happy retirement can be yours!

American Baby Boomers are aging and fifteen million of them never had children. Who will take care of them? Unprecedented in U.S. history, this demographic will create challenges for these individuals as well as for society. This makes retirement planning for solo agers all the more essential, including issues like choices in housing, relationships, legal arrangements, finances and more. The solo ager needs to plan for the future as though their life and well-being depended on it.

In this program, you'll discover:

  • Solo Agers: what, where and who are they?
  • Biggest challenges for Solo Agers as they move into the second half of life
  • Critical choices Solo Agers must make
  • Planning for later life
  • Building a support network
  • Expressing your “voice” through someone else

Sara Zeff Geber, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and certified retirement coach.Sara-Zeff-Geber-headshot-small-1-200x300 Planning for Retirement As a Solo Ager with Dr. Sara Zeff Geber

Sara has made raising awareness of the special challenges of Solo Agers her personal crusade, speaking and writing about it for the past six years. Her recently released book, Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers, is available as an e-book or in paperback. With her coaching, writing, and speaking, Dr. Geber helps Solo Agers understand what they need to do to prepare for the future in retirement and beyond.

Sara has a Ph.D. in Counseling and Human Behavior. She is an active member of the Life Planning Network (LPN) and is on the leadership team for the NorCal chapter of LPN. She is also a member of The Transition Network, a national organization that supports women over 50 as they go through life's journey. A Solo Ager herself, Sara is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and lives with her husband and their canine companion in Santa Rosa.

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John Carston - March 15, 2022

It really helped when you said that planning is important to prevent future financial problems. My brother mentioned to me that he is planning to start fixing his retirement plan for a comfortable and secure retirement and asked if I have any idea what is the best option to do. Thanks to this informative article and I’ll be sure to tell him that it will be much better if he consults a trusted retirement planning coach as they can help him prevent future problems.

Dorian Mintzer - March 19, 2022

Yes, John, that is so true! I hope you join us on future broadcasts of our Revolutionize Your Retirement Interview series to see how else you can plan for your retirement.

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