Nursing

10 ways to be healthy in retirement

Nurse Leader Insider, May 21, 2015

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By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP

Are you a nurse who is close to retirement or considering whether early retirement is an option? Here are some ways nurses can retire well.

R - Rejuvenate yourself with rest whenever possible. We are so busy all the time that now is the time to fill some of your free time by winding down and resting. Rest becomes more important as you age (whether you want to admit that or not) so fit in those naps to restore your energy so you can keep up the pace of living the good life. Boomers always have a lot to do and need energy to do it, so try to work it in. People who take naps live longer too!

E - Enjoy the company of other retiring Boomers. Now we have time to reconnect with old friends from our early days. Remember those school mates you grew up with? It's never too late to reconnect and reconstruct those old memories.

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