Table of Contents

Table of Contents

FOREWORD
viii
PREFACE
ix
INTRODUCTION
x

PART I 

AUTOBIOGRAPHY: PERSONAL DEFINING OF SUCCESS
1
Ch 1 CHILDHOOD AND FORMATIVE YEARS
3
Ch 2 EARLY AND MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
19

PART II 

PLANNING DIFFERENT AREAS OF LIFE
29
Ch 3 IDENTITY CHANGES ENTERING LATE LIFE
31
Ch 4 FINANCES
35
CH 5 SOCIALIZATION
39
CH 6 HOUSING QUESTIONS
47
CH 7 HEALTH AND WELLNESS
49
Ch 8 IMPORTANCE OF HOBBIES
55
Ch 9 MAINTAINING INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY
57
– THINKING STYLES
58
– INFORMED VISIONARIES
79
– ENTREPRENEURIAL VISION
89
Ch 10 SPIRITUALITY ISSUES
91

PART III

SOME FINAL REFLECTIONS
97
Ch 11 SUCCESS VS CONTENTMENT
99
Ch 12 RETIREMENT
111
– CONCLUDING REMARKS
115
– REFERENCES
119
APPENDIX A
127
Live Life for Others: A Letter from a Grandchild, Michael DiPuccio
APPENDIX B
129
An Ode to Dr. Hellkamp: A Poem from a Doctoral Student, April Sobieralski
DEDICATION
131