By Carolyn Schneider, Senior Class
Why is it, do you suppose, that when we travel out of town, it seems to take forever to get there? Yet the return trip feels like no time at all: it passes very quickly.
The conclusion I’ve come to is, that while traveling away from home is partially an unknown element, the return trip means coming back to our familiar surroundings, our comfort zone, and our secure base.
Nevertheless, as seniors approach retirement, many of them choose to relocate. For some, it’s a question of health, while others want to live closer to family members. There are a myriad of other reasons, of course. However, the important factor here is to be as comfortable as possible in your new place.
Facing retirement is an adjustment in itself, and the possibility of moving is an added burden.