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Pybus University – Transitioning into a Meaningful Retirement

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

3 N Worthen
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States

It is estimated that by 2030, the number of adults 65 years of age and
over will reach 72 million, or 20% of the US population (CDC, 2013). Also, life expectancy
is continually increasing, meaning people may spend 17 or more years in retirement
(United Nations, 2019). Society has put a great emphasis on the importance of paid work,
but there has been little focus on transitioning out. This class will assist in the transition
by empowering this generation to enhance their quality of life through the process of
retirement by educating, supporting, and providing access to resources in their
The purpose of this class is to develop an occupation-based transition into a retirement
program to enhance self-efficacy, time management, and social skills to promote
participation in a meaningful retirement and to ultimately improve quality of life. The
focus of this class will be occupation-based, meaning activities that support performance
in the following areas of occupation: activities of daily living (ADLs), instrumental activities
of daily living (IADLs), rest and sleep, leisure, and social participation (AOTA, 2014).

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