Smart Retirement Life with Mark Hager

Retirement ... some say it's good, some say it could be better. Just like everything else in life, I think it's what you make it.

That's why I created Smart Retirement Life. To help all of us learn how to make it just a little bit better. More enjoyable. More comfortable. And, maybe even a little less stress.

We'll be covering ideas, tips and products that can help you keep creating your best life ... no matter what point in your life you're at.

If you'd like to be considered for a guest spot on Smart Retirement Life, please let us know by sending an email to editor@ageinplace.com.

Is there ever a good time to talk about after life arrangements?

Remember when our parents, in their frustration said, “Talking to you is like talking to a wall!?” Most of us laughed and thought nothing much of it. My, how the tables have turned! Now, we are also parents. And, like many of my clients, we want to speak about end-of-life … [Read more...]

Interview With Bruce Ahmes – BRAK Tub Inventor and Career Renovation Contractor

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, Mark Hager is joined by Bruce Ahmes, a career home renovation contractor and inventor. Bruce has created and is manufacturing a new bathtub, called the BRAK tub. About Bruce Ahmes: His father was the head structural engineer at … [Read more...]

Leonard Baer, Esq. – Elder Law, Fraud, Financial Abuse – Smart Retirement Life

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, I’m joined thrilled to be here with Leonard Baer, an attorney whose practice focuses on elder law. Specifically, protecting seniors and their families from financial fraud and abuse. As a practicing attorney, he has been selected for … [Read more...]

Nucleus Interview With Jonathan Frankel, Founder and CEO

Mark Hager talks with Jonathan Frankel, the Founder & CEO of Nucleus – a startup on a mission to redefine the home intercom system . They are making keeping in contact with & caring for your family, easier. They have created a home intercom technology that uses audio … [Read more...]

Silvernest Interview With Kari Henley – Episode 8 Smart Retirement Life

Kari Henley, Community Relations Director for Silvernest joins Mark Hager today on Smart Retirement Life. If you don’t know what Silvernest is, it’s a roommate matching service for baby boomers and empty nesters. Housing and income are both major concerns for many people. … [Read more...]

Interview With Tavis Schriefer, teleCalm – Smart Retirement Life

Today, I’m joined by Tavis Schriefer, the co-founder of tech startup teleCalm. Tavis founded the company after spending years as a caregiver for his mother. He learned first-hand the challenge of caring for someone with dementia. This revolutionary new product helps families … [Read more...]

Dustin Jones, PT – Smart Retirement Life

Join Mark Hager as he talks with Dustin Jones, PT. Dustin is a home health Physical Therapist, with a background in athletic training, fitness, and orthopedics. He works to bridge the gap between fitness and rehab for older adults. He's also the founder of Senior Rehab … [Read more...]