Joseph Coughlin Discusses "The Best Places to Retire"

by Adam Felts

AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin is tapped as an expert on planning for and finding a place to live in retirement, as part of a study by WalletHub analyzing the best and worst places to live in retirement. Dr. Coughlin writes:

Retirees, guided by trite brochures and TV ads, often believe that retirement is an endless vacation. It is not. Retirement is a long, long time. Choosing a place to vacation that changes up your routine is great for a week, maybe two, but then life sets in. Places that are great to recreate may not be places to retire.

Read Dr. Coughlin's thoughts in full - and the list of places to retire - here.

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Adam Felts

Adam Felts is a researcher and writer at the MIT AgeLab. He conducts research on the experiences of family caregivers and the future of financial advice. He received his Master's in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Boston University in 2014 and his Master's of Theological Studies from Boston University in 2019.

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