Retirement Essays

Later Adulthood

Aging in our society can be a very stressful time regarding our elderly. They are going through tremendous changes not only physically, emotionally, but also socially. It is in our best interest to help them make the proper adjustments during what can be a difficult time for some. Retirement is not always the best thing for our senior citizens. It can be a trying time as they no longer feel useful. We need to insure they remain productive by maintaining…

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Common Man

At one level, the thesis is then just another callow compromise by the author in a life that he would call hollow, servile, and insincere. He is a weak and miserable man. Early in life, he was instilled with the desire to live according to what Bolles (1985) referred to as the three boxes of life, a desire that most middle-class parents bequeath to their children in the developing world. The three boxes of life being: foreign Western education, or…

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Nursing Shortage

Abstract Compelling evidence suggests that regions of the United States face a nursing and physician shortage that our legislators, health officials, and medical professionals must address. To ensure that quality medical care is not harshly impacted, the hospitals and public health leadership, in general, will need to tackle the nursing shortage with solid long-term solutions. It is no secret that the United States faces a critical nursing shortage, a trend that potentially threatens to undermine quality medical care. One single…

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Retirement Vs. Strife in Old Age

A man that spends many years in active service be it for himself or for a more noble reason such as his country or people, would more certainly than not find retirement a disorienting prospect once he faces it. Retirement means stopping whatever has kept one alive and working for most of his healthy years. It means realigning his goals, getting used to other, more leisurely and less strenuous habits as befitting old age, and preparing to face death with…

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Retirement Age Policy

The issue whether government should set a limit on the retirement age remains controversial. Some people believe that there would be infeasible for different people who have different needs while others claim regardless of distinctions in people’s priorities, this policy guarantees fairness for all. I agree with the former view. It is undeniable that the nature of work has a big say over people’s length of working time. While some builders, cleaners find that they can only work till the…

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Planning for Retirement

Even though people live solely off their Social Security now, everyone should have a retirement plan because Social Security may not be there forever. If you want to retire with a comfortable lifestyle, you should start planning now. If you do not want to have to burden others to help take care of you when you are older, you need to be planning now. I have seen to many elderly people not be prepared for retirement, and they are now…

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Superannuation and Retirement

An amendment was made on the taxation law and was identified as the 2007 simplified superannuation Act. The Act was to take effect from 2007, the 1st of July. Through out the Act as stated by (Annette, 2006), changes were made on the modes of taxation with the aim of improving the lives of people affected by the provisions of the Act. A royal Assent was granted to the Act on the 15th of March 2007. The Act entails the…

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