Think retiring is just about saving up enough money? That’s not true, says WebMD guest expert Henry S. Lodge, MD. Yes, you have to make sure your finances are in good shape for a long retirement. But you also need to plan for your health and social life, he says.
Staying fit and strong will help keep you happy and healthy, Lodge says. It's also really important to be connected with family and friends. Spend time with the people you love. It turns out that love and friendships are the most important keys to long-term happiness, Lodge says.
So, are you ready for retirement? What are your plans as you head into this exciting time of life?