It was my good fortune to visit with Bil Dunaway during the final months of his life.
Even though Bil was in a lot of pain and struggling to focus, he would always greet me with a huge smile and genuine interest in my life. One day I asked Bil how he managed to stay so cheerful under such dire circumstances. Bil pointed to his head and with total conviction and humility said, “Because I’m really smart!”
His beautiful smile said it all.
Perils of retirement can trip up joy if you don’t consider you still need purpose, panelists say
For those who have yet to experience it, retirement can sound like a wonderful bookend to a working career. That said, there are many factors that come with it that don’t often get discussed.