Retirement

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The retirement question, part III

This is the final installment in a three-​part series about retirement in our region.

The retirement question: Part II

This is part two of a three-​part series in which we ask a group of the region’s leading financial advisors to address retirement-​related questions.

The retirement question

In this issue and the following two, we ask a group of the region’s leading financial advisors to address three different retirement-​related questions.
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The new retirement

After 17 years as editorial assistant at the weekly Valley Mirror newspaper in Munhall, Marilyn Schiavoni’s boss informed her last year that he planned to retire and sell the newspaper. Marilyn was 62, and the prospect worried her.
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A touch of gray

A thick report called “Boomers in the ’Burgh” arrived the other day, proposing that the city pitch AARP candidates on retiring here. The newest twist on the most-​livable-​city theme rang a bell.
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The payoff pitch

Nellie King is lying on a hospital bed, his once-​sinewy muscles flaccid, his face ashen. The man who once hurled sinking fastballs past Frank Robinson and Ernie Banks is so weak from pneumonia that he can barely draw a breath. He has this terrifying sensation of his skin separating from his…
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Affording long-​term care

For Dr. Saul Silver, buying long-​term care insurance for himself was an easy choice. “My father was fully independent a year ago, but now he is driving around in a motorized cart.
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Choose wisely

For Dee Strunk, it came down to the screened-​in porch. She was touring retirement communities when she saw a charming porch in a carriage house at The Woodlands at St. Barnabus, and she knew this was it.
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The business of retirement living

Five years ago, a senior citizen wanting to move into a stately retirement community would typically put his name on a list and wait, sometimes for a year or two. Today he would have little trouble finding an apartment in a community that boasts such amenities as indoor pools and…
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