What retirement? I’m ready for life! See you at “Ready for Life” Digital Festival!

What retirement? I'm ready for life! See you at "Ready for Life" Digital Festival!

You know what? Retirement is the beginning of new life. Yup! It’s the start of a golden chapter of life’s journey.

You don’t have to retire to do nothing. The things that you have always wanted to do but could not find time to do because there are datelines to meet, projects to handle. Now it’s different. You can unleash your passion, and discover your interests.

Not sure what to do?

The upcoming CPFB’s inaugural “Ready for Life” Digital Festival, is here to help. Happening this 4 and 5 December, it comprises a series of exciting webinars and workshops to whet your appetite for life. 

Setting you off on this journey is Mark van Cuylenburg, more famously known as The Flying Dutchman. Ha, now you can fly with him.

Mark will host the opening forum on 4 Dec with a panel of experts who will speak on how to lead the good life and what makes a purposeful retirement. You’ll learn how to take care of your social, physical and mental well-being.

Don’t ever let anyone tell you you’re too old to be an entrepreneur. Thinking of turning your interests and into a new business opportunity? Centre for has a webinar for you called Elderpreneurship. You can earn the basics for starting a new venture and make your dream a reality in this webinar.

If you’re a hands-on person, you may find the Repair Kopitiam Workshop interesting. Learn how to pick up DIY repair in their talk to stretch the shelf-life of your household items for a more sustainable future!

What else is there in stored for you?

Exercise! Let the Health coach take you through exercises designed to build strength, cardiovascular fitness, and power. You will also pick up some simple self-care tips that can ease aches and improve your flexibility.

Life isn’t a destination, but a journey – one worth savouring, especially on the back of a bike. Enjoy cycling? The Journey through Life on Bike workshop by Dr Hing Siong Chen, President (Singapore Cycling Federation) is suited for all, no matter how far, or how fast you’d like to go. You can find out how to explore the scenic routes safely, whether local or overseas with some road safety tips. For enthusiasts, this is your chance to see if you’re ready to go pro. 💪

Nature lovers and those perplexed by nature 😂, Dr Benjamin Lee from National Parks Board (NParks) will share tips on how to act respectfully and preserve Singapore’s biodiversity.

Some of us see retirement as the time for a new career.

How about Find the Perfect Fit in Your Next Job? Take time to learn how to How to Grow Your Own Edible Greens? Learn how to Cultivate Better Body Nutrition? As the saying goes, we are what we eat, and a healthy body leads to a healthy mind. Boost Your Health with Proper Nutrition! 

If you are looking for a new way to get active, why not Parkour? Like a Phoenix, renew your agility and flexibility in the introductory workshop by Move Academy. It’s suited for all fitness levels, young and old.

Volunteerism does wonders for the soul and gives meaning and purpose to life, and retirement presents the opportunity to do just that. Find out more about volunteering at Making a Difference. Challenge your own perceptions of ageing stereotypes at Connecting Generations through Trishaw Rides.

Not to forget, Take Charge of your Healthcare Costs. 

A good financial plan is essential. It includes ensuring that you and your loved ones are protected against unexpected medical expenses. You can find out from CPF Board and Ministry of Health how CPF supports your healthcare needs and what you need to consider when reviewing and choosing your healthcare insurance.

Maximising your money. Get tips and insights from Soh Chin Heng, Senior Advisor from CPF Board and Gary Harvey, Vice President from Financial Planning Association of Singapore on how you can build a holistic financial plan and make the most of your CPF to keep up with your life purpose.

Legacy Planning and CPF Nomination

The last step in retirement planning is making sure your loved ones are well provided for. Find out more about CPF nomination and learn the importance of legacy planning in this webinar by CPF Board and Low Seow Ling, Associate Director of Eden Law Corporation.

Every purpose needs a plan. Find yours. Be Ready with CPF.
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