TOPICS

This page is intended to provide a resource for discussion groups to use in developing local programs. It is also a list of subjects that may be explored in greater depth on this website in the future.

To make the most of our time, money and health.

PRACTICE TRANSITIONS

FINANCES

  • How much money is needed?

  • Retirement plans

  • Investments

  • Social Security

  • Other sources of income

  • Estate issues

  • Insurance

PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

  • Licensing

  • Volunteering local/National/International

  • Per Diem/Part-time

  • Teaching- not only in dentistry but any other area

  • Mentoring-new dental graduates, and college students choosing a career

  • Consulting

  • Insurance companies

  • Clinics

  • Access to care

  • Organized dentistry

  • Working with the ADA or local dental associations

  • Forensics

HEALTH

  • Psychology of retirement

  • Specific diseases

  • Local and regional treatment options

RETIREMENT LIVING

  • Communities/Nursing homes/Assisted living

  • Climate

  • Costs

  • Social considerations

  • Volunteering with other civic organizations

TAXES

  • Estate

  • Income

  • Tax advantaged investments

TRAVEL

  • Cruises

  • Combination with CE

  • Combination with volunteer efforts

  • Specific travel companies

  • Vacation homes-rentals/exchange-local and international

ESTATE ISSUES

  • Wills

  • Inheritance

  • Taxes

  • Trusts

AGING

  • Memory loss

  • Elder abuse

  • Addictions

FAMILY

  • Care of aging parents

  • Divorce

  • Children

  • CONSUMER “DEALS” for groups

CONTINUING EDUCATION

RECREATION

  • Hobbies-Flying/Skiing/Scuba diving/Golf/Maritime/bicycling/photography, etc.