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“When I’m 64″ It sounds a lot younger now than it did when we first heard the Beatles sing it! Join Susan Trausch and a panel of local experts on preparing for retirement at the Duxbury Senior Center. Check out their website.

August 14, 2012 7pm The Book Shack Independence Mall, Kingston Non-fiction panel with five local authors Part of The Writer’s Festival August 13 – 19 Read about The Book Shack in this article from The Boston Globe.

Monday, June 4 Tufts University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 1:00 – -3:00 PM

WomenExplore Lecture and Discussion Forum 10:00AM -  Noon University Lutheran Church 66 Winthrop Street Cambridge, MA

Circle April 14th on your calendar, and come to the Nelson Memorial Library, 6 Prentice Street, North Grafton.  Susan Trausch will speak at 1:00 p.m. Directions and other information can be found at

Many thanks to the Hingham Senior Center for inviting me to your Lifelong Learning Program. We had a great conversation about the surprises of retirement and to share our experiences of “groping toward whatever.”

Watch the (abridged) video of Susan Trausch with Karma Kitaj, discussing the impact of retirement on relationships with those who are closest. See the video here.

Watch the video here.

Watch the video of Susan’s interview on Alivelihood with Karma Kitaj HERE. Courtesy of Brookline Access Television

Groping Toward Whatever is “a delight to read,” proclaims writer, TV host and Life Coach Karma Kitaj. Karma interviewed Susan recently for Alivelihood on Brookline Access Television. Full video here! On her blog Retirement As You Want It, Karma writes: Trausch, with the typical tongue-in-cheek humour she displayed in 32 years of writing human interest [...]