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Retirement Revolution: The New Reality

Airs Tuesday, September 15 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Students in Zephyrhills, Florida, practice “cane fu,” an exercise and self-defense program for seniors based on martial arts.

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View personal stories from the program in sound an images.

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Links to learn about heath, money, leisure, family, and much more.

The months since Spring 2008 have not been kind to the American economy or to the retirement accounts of millions of Americans. This program has undertaken a new mission, to help older citizens do better with a bit less and to navigate tougher financial waters with determination and good cheer. It features personal stories as well as expert commentaries. From light-hearted stories on self-defense and second careers to solid advice about money, health and Medicare, "The New Reality" talks to experts who analyze the financial problems of retirement and demonstrate ways to richer, healthier retirement years.

Watch the full progam and expert interviews online.

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Mozart | September 19, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. ― 7 years, 6 months ago

I love this fantastic documentary. It's very timely and gives people facing retirement many planning tips, as well as tips for caring for aging parents, etc.
I'm in he middle of watching this show; I find it wonderful.

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