Program provides tips to live a rewarding retirement

Presenter Linda Sorrento will focus on possibilities and options to inspire you to craft a unique plan that incorporates key aspects of healthy aging.

Presenter Linda Sorrento will focus on possibilities and options to inspire you to craft a unique plan that incorporates key aspects of healthy aging.

Explore how to wake up your wishes and dreams for retirement at a special program presented by the Highlands Ranch Metro District’s Senior Outreach and 50 & Better Together programs. Rewarding Retirement – Design Your Time, Fulfill Your Life will be held Thursday, Jan. 14 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center at Eastridge in Highlands Ranch.

The inspirational talk will help adults prepare for the non-financial aspects of retirement. Whether you are nearing retirement or years away, this discussion can benefit you. Presenter Linda Sorrento will focus on possibilities and options to inspire you to craft a unique plan that incorporates key aspects of healthy aging. She will focus on the four keys to help achieve balance in this new phase of life. The four keys are:

  • Learn the latest information on options for a successful retirement
  • Is there still work in your future and what might that be?
  • What if I don’t have any hobbies?
  • Capture ideas for having fun and making a difference.

Sorrento designed Rewarding Retirement after working as a presenter on a cruise ship and listening to passengers who enjoyed traveling, but not their day-to-day retirement lives. The course Sorrento developed more than 15 years ago addresses these issues and others with the goal of Ôdesign your time, fulfill your life’ always in mind. Sorrento helps people explore how to align their goals, values and interests with the expanding options for older Americans.

“Helping seniors live their retirement to the fullest not only makes their lives better, it enriches us all,” said Sorrento.

The program fee is $15. To register, visit www.highlandsranch.org/signmeup. For more information, contact Senior Outreach Coordinator Jodie McCann at jmccann@highlandsranch.org or 720-240-4922.

Senior Outreach is a clearinghouse for information and referrals to services for senior adults and families. McCann also provides community education and events through the program.
50 & Better Together is a group for after-hours speaker-series talks, scheduled activities and socializing on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. 50 & Better Together is committed to providing adults age 50 and better in Highlands Ranch, with information, resources, activities, events and lifelong learning opportunities that will allow them to grow older with the greatest success and satisfaction.For more information, visit www.highlandsranch.org/seniors.

Founded in 1981 as the local government in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, the Metro District provides a variety of municipal services to this planned community of 95,000 people. Learn more about the Metro District at www.highlandsranch.org.


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