retirement-101 Blog

Let there be discovery & purpose in your new life.

Speaking Engagements

Coming up! Hear this author speak…

Jesus says in Matthew 11:28, “Come to me all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” Please join us for the ECW Women’s Retreat on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from 9-2 for spiritual renewal. Facilitator and author Lisa Graff will lead us through discussion and prayer on Psalm 23 based upon the popular bestseller Traveling Light by Max Lucado. The book shows how God can take away your fear, guilt, loneliness, discontent and other baggage that wears you down and keeps you from reaching the potential God knows you can achieve. Continental breakfast and lunch are included. Location: All Saints Episcopal Church 18 Olive Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Phone 302-227-7202 to register.

Past Engagements

Lewes / Georgetown Rotary

November 4, 2013   Lisa Graff shared her story about adjusting to retirement with members of the Rotary club. Lisa read her very first  column for Retirement 101  which debuted in September, 2011. Lisa also shared a personal story published in  The Washington Post about her son’s decision to enlist in the army.  My Father, My Son appeared in Outlooks in the Washington Post, March 19, 2011.

Independence Community

March 25, 2014 Retirement and healthy living was the topic of Lisa’s presentation to the residents of a 55 plus community.  Losing weight was the goal for these retirees  and Lisa shared some sage advice. Keep walking until your legs are numb! Don’t bring potato chips into the house. Examine your emotional self–what pain do you carry in those calories? 


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