Your Next Chapter: Charting a Course for Retirement

Posted: October 26, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: October 25, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Close to retirement? A full-day course on Friday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room D, will help you successfully navigate into the next chapter of your life by exploring your personal resources, attitudes, preferences, motivation, skills and interests.

You will receive the tools necessary to create a unique, individual retirement plan with choices that may include community involvement, new careers, leisure enrichment, healthy aging and lifelong learning.

This course is offered by Lois Tetrick, professor of psychology, and Janette Muir, associate professor in New Century College, as part of a contract with Fairfax County government to help those within three years of retirement consider the emerging challenges that come with this major life change.

Bring your lunch or plan to take a short break to get something to eat in the Johnson Center. They will be working through lunch.

There is no fee for attending, but registration is requested, as space is limited. For more information or to register, contact Tetrick at

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