You are Invited to Join Cool Retired Women on Face Book.
Why? Because you are a cool retired woman
and I bet you’re looking for Community right now!
Like most of us, since March 2020, I've been experiencing isolation … self-quarantine … stay-at-home.
Like you, I’m retired and that means I’m not working a job from home. No co-worker interaction for me. Just me and my husband 24/7!! Luckily, we enjoy each other, he makes me laugh, and we hug. I’m a hugger! Thank God for his hugs. You know what I mean??
Oh yes, we are quarantined but I do go for walks on our currently desolate streets. I almost hope someone will walk or bicycle past me, (waaaay on the other side of the sidewalk, of course!) so I can smile at a stranger, and say “Hello!”. I long for the satisfaction of social interaction, from a safe distance. 😊 I’m going to jump up and down, yell from the rooftop, and hug everyone when this thing is over!!
I bet you feel the same way.
Do you know what has kept me sane, and smiling, and connected, and feeling involved in life beyond the walls of my home?
My Face Book group! It is a community of 19,000 like-minded cool retired women who live all around the world. Women just like me. Just like you!
Mary recently commented:
Thank you, Mickie, for creating this Cool Retired Women's group. When I'm on Face Book I often scroll quickly past posts but I always stop and read Cool Retired Women's posts! and comments. There are always good questions and comments that are always positive. Thank you ❤️
In this time of isolation … self-quarantine … stay-at-home, all I have to do is go on Face Book, and click on Cool Retired Women! I immediately have: ** access to online friends who are excited to interact with me
** fun and inspiring posts to read,
** friends sharing pictures of their fur babies, their companions in quarantine,
** conversations to be involved in,
**being a part of a safe, caring, online sisterhood,
** like-minded women sharing their joys, fears, sadness about not seeing their grandkids,
** wondering if they made the right decision to retire,
** griping and rejoicing about being stuck in the house with their spouse,
** real-life discussions about issues that I’m dealing with, too.
Cool Retired Women Face Book page was started on September 1, 2019. It quickly grew to several hundred women, I think in large part because of the name, which is very Cool! Haven’t you always been, or wanted to be, Cool??
Here’s your chance … you are a Cool Retired Woman!
The name came to me Out-of-the-Blue!!
My sister, who lives in Phoenix, retired from her corporate job on August 31, 2019 and I contacted our recently retired sister in law in Chicago to tell her “Sandi became a Cool Retired Woman like us!” I don’t know where the words came from, but they rolled right off my tongue! Voila!! I started the Cool Retired Women’s page the next day!
Soon, I was told that I needed a private group rather than just a page. So, on September 12, 2019 I formed the Cool Retired Women private group.
In the first 12 months, the group grew to over 10,000 Members!! Cool Retired Women from around the world check in with each other daily…the group enjoys over 300 comments a day!! And, the group continues to grow, daily. As of January 2021 our Membership roster includes 16,300+ Cool Retired Women from around the world. We add 25 - 100 new Members daily!
Want to join?
Several Cool Retired Women Members recently suggested I form a paid group, a somewhat more elite private group of Cool Retired Women. I’m launching that now! For just $10.00 a month you can become a Member of "The Sister's Circle".
Members of the Cool Retired Women’s CLUB enjoy all the interaction I’ve described, plus special programs such as:
** Twice-Weekly live videos addressing personal growth/personal development topics applicable to aging, retirement, creating a re-fired lifestyle, and maintaining positive, upbeat and inspiring attitudes.
** Weekly “Working Women Fridays” segment every Friday. Members may post links to your webpage, Etsy store, MLM and Network Marketing information, blogs, or your Amazon book pages/stores. Members supporting Members; that’s what it’s all about, right?
** Monthly live-video interviews with professionals discussing issues and topics relative to retired women. Mindsets, body and physical changes, emotional rollercoaster during adjustment to retirement, Medicare issues, coping with being a caretaker, how to embrace life change, and many other subjects will be discussed.
** Monthly Zoom Meet-ups for Members only. Get to know each other, and talk together about interesting topics.
** After the first of the year (2021) we will again offer a weekly exercise class on Facebook Live. Build muscle, improve balance, and have a lot of fun! The weekly classes are facilitated by a licensed and certified exercise coach who specializes in working with retired women!
The current Membership group is called "Sister's Circle". Join the Cool Retired Women's CLUB today!
<a href="https://app.moonclerk.com/pay/59hjhxxtt0jy">Sister's Circle</a>
Are you a Cool Retired Woman?
Of course you are!
Are you intrigued by the concept of an inspiring, caring, active, and supportive group of like-minded retired women? Women your age, who “get” what you’re going through right now?
Cool Retired Women private GROUP. This free and private group is open to retired (or soon to retire) women for support and a caring sisterhood experience. Click to answer three simple applicants’ membership questions. Admin will review and approve qualifying request for membership. http://bit.ly/2kmBNIy
Cool Retired Women’s CLUB paid group. This is a brand-new secret elite group; cost is $10.00 per month. It is open to retired (or soon to retire) women and includes interactive participation like the page and private group above, plus additional active programs. Click here to register and pay.
I am so excited to welcome you into the Cool Retired Women community! We are all a little stir crazy and we’re missing our girlfriend connection, right? 😊
The Cool Retired Women community is a breath of fresh air for safe online connection and interaction.
When all this isolation ends, we will schedule local Meet Ups around the country and Cool Retired Women cruises, vacations, and events. Our first cruise was booked for May 3-10. It was cancelled, of course.
Our group cruise is now scheduled for November 6, 2021. It is on the Carnival Mardis Gras and we'll cruise 7 days in the Carribean.
We are planning a European River Cruise going to Christmas festivals and markets in early December 2022 ... stay tuned for more details!
If you have any questions, please give me a call. 417-294-0238. I am happy to talk with you about any questions you might have.
I look forward to you joining this dynamic group of like-minded Cool Retired Women. You are welcome in the free group and/or the paid Club!
With warm virtual hugs,
But I Can't Change...I'm Set in My Ways
Nobody Else's Footsteps Lead Exactly Where Yo're Going
I Know...It Sounds Crazy
Monday Mornin' Commin" Down
I Got My Bloodwork Results: My Monkey and My Circus
And Suddenly You Know It's Time to Start Something New
On Being Invisible
I Doth Protest Too Much
But, I Don't Look Like a Shar-Pei
OMG! I'm 70!
I Was 65 When The Miracle Occurred
Do You Want to Live Live, or
Do You Want to Escape Life?
Your Future Does Not Lie Ahead of You:
It Lies Inside You
Cool Retired Women's Club has a YouTube channel!
Welcome to Cool Retired Women's Club
Have you moved since retirement? What you do today matters most!
The Future's So Bright Ya Gotta Wear Shades
On Being Invisible
Being Retired Does Not Mean Doing Nothing
When We Change the Way We Look at Things,
The Things We Look at Change
Radio Interview with Mary Smith
Gratitude and Forgivenesss... I didn't think they mattered. I was wrong!
Gray Hair ... Yes or No?
How Can I Be of Service After Retirement
If We Don't Change, Nothing Changes
The Future's So Bright, Ya Gotta Wear Shades
Recently Moved? What You Do Today Matters Most
What's More Important Than Positive Thinking?
It's A Choice: I'm a Party Waiting to Happen
I'm Taking a Risk to make a Point
Socially Distanced. Spiritually Connected. A Meditation
Look for A Glad Surprise.
A Brave New World: A Medittion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7B0ZCTndtg&t=6s
Create Your Happy Space: a meditation
Stay in Touch with Friends and Family in Care Facilities.
How Am I Spending My Time?
Please take a look, and subscribe!
I appreciate you sharing this channel with your Cool Retired Women friends, too! Thank you!!
Carol Stokoe Sager is our September Top Contributor of the Month
See the Facebook Group for more details.
CONGRATULATIONS, Carol, on being our very first winner!
Jo Ann Beyer is our October Top Contributor of the Month
See the Facebook group for more details
CONGRATULATIONS, Jo Ann!
Luanne Bullard Everden is our Top Contributor for the month of November!!
YEA YOU, Luanne, and thank you for being such an active Member of this Club!
Vedie Albright was our Top Contributor of the Month of December! HOOORAAAAY, Vedie! Great job and you are much appreciated for your participation in this tremendous Club. CONTRATULTIONS!
The Top Contributor in the Month of January is Julia Owsley! YEA and CONGRATULATIONS, Julia! I'm so happy to announce Julia's award...it is well deserved! CONTRATULATIONS, Julia!
Jude Arnold is Top Contributor for the month of February! Jude has only been a Member of the Cool Retired Women's Club for three months! She joined this group to be active and meet new like-minded women and that's just what she's done! CONGRATULATIONS, Jude!!
Mollie Runkle Gibson is Top Contributor for the month of March!! CONGRATULATIONS, Mollie, and thank you for being such a consistent and inspiring Member of the Cool Retired Women's group!!
Lily Shiv is the Top Contributor for the Month of April!! Lily has been a Member of the Cool Retired Women's group for about 6 months and she has always been an active participant. YEA, Lily!! I am so excited to announce that you are our current Top Contributor! CONGRATULATIONS!!
Rebecca Hobbs in the Top Contributor for the month of May! CONGRATULATIONS, Rebecca! She will receive a complimentary logo coffee mug. Thanks so much for your active, positive content contributions to this community!
Margaret Johnson is our Top Contributor for the month of June! Margaret is a relatively new Member of the Cool Retired Women group. She has jumped in with both feet providing thoughtful and inspiring posts as well as supportive and caring support. Congratulations on your achievement, Margaret!!
Miranda Hadjichrostifi is our Top Contributor for the month of July! Miranda just joined this group a month ago and she certainly hit the road runing! Her posts are fun, inspiring and supportive. She lives near Greece, and we so enjoy her perspective! CONGRATUALTIONS, Miranda! We look forward to seeing your picture holding you Cool Retired Women logo coffee cup!
Debbie Kwiatkowski is our Top Contributor for the Month of August, and she completes our Top Contributor winners for our first year! Debbie joined this group in early June...and she has been posting upbeat information, supported other members, commenting and inspiring all of us every since day-one!! CONGRATULATIONS, Debbie, for your achievement!!
Thank you for creating this Cool Retired Women's Club. When I'm on facebook I often scroll quickly past post but I always stop and read Cool Retired Women's Club posts! and comments. They are always good questions and comments that are always positive. So thank you ❤️ Mary
In this season of life , it’s seems like we feel and see things different . Then ladies share and then you realize you’re not alone . Yes.This group is awesome !! Rebecca
Having extended issues with both of your kids really wears you down and you become critical of yourself. This group is a breath of fresh air!! Amy
I’ve been part of this group a few days & it lifts me to a new level! Love you ladies! Judy
Had yearly blood work: total 253,LDL 152, non HDL 178. Doc says statin. Y’all are gonna think I’m silly but the first thing I thought, I need to ask the girls on Cool Retired. Didn’t realize how much I value your opinion till this morning. Anyone on one? Rest of blood work ok.
I love all different advise, opinions and just life in general...your my ladies to go to...to vent! Judy
I love this group. The women are all smart, funny, beautiful and awesome!! Marylee
Everyday I am grateful for this group & the wonderful women who are members. We can share the ups & downs of life, offer & get advice, & bring joy into the lives of others. We are fortunate to have found this oasis Margaret
Such a good group!!!! We all understand each other Linda
I'm glad to have found this group of intelligent, understanding and compassionate women. Leah
I don’t know how I did without this group. I think I felt lost, and now I am found. Katherine
Hi. Just want to say this group is a God send. Best group ever. Sharing from my heart and receiving kindness has made me a better person . I'm compelled to give more to others. Very special ladies! Madeline
I hardly go on my personal page because of all politics and hate that people seem to think they have to share. I love this safe, calm space. Mollie
I love this group! I like we've known each other for yrs.and can vent/help. Alice
I am loving reading the posts. I wish I had found the group sooner! Vicki
Oh my goodness! Every time I check in, we have grown! This is such a welcoming, supportive group- welcome all new friends! Theresa
When I found this group I stayed in the background just reading your posts and listening to your hearts. I want to tell you.....I love this group and am so grateful you accepted me. You are all awesome and beautiful Paula
I love this group❤️I find myself going to the group before any other option..ooops I forgot to say after my coffeee
What BETTER place to has for help than from this Community of sisters...where two or more are gathered. Sending prayers, positive energy and peaceful thoughts. Debra
I appreciate you creating this site! It’s fantastic! Joan
This group is growing like wildfire and so many great women! I have had a little anxiety over retiring, which is definitely out of character for me. The group has helped alleviate those feelings most days. Vedie
I just love it.
Join up and see for yourself.
Great postings all the time from various members of our very special club.
I highly recommend this page to all ladies, whatever age they are!!!
Mickie Zada is a wonderful human being - Just GO FOR IT LADIES Carol
So impressed with the group and individual efforts/ contributions. Nora
WOW!!! So glad you started this group! Cathie
Welcome you will have a laugh and maybe learn a little something. Barbara
i just wanted to pop in and say hello. I just have to say I freakin love following you! You are super real! Dee
Thank you for providing this space for all of of us to enjoy our best lives, Janie
I so enjoyed reading this...it embraces my 66 year old feelings/experiences as well.. Jane
I love how this platform allows us to meet new people, and make new friends. Darlene
I love this! A positive, rather than negative, approach. Charl
Thank you for the demonstration, this is such a lovely way to calm and centre myself. I do hope you will continue to share more information and demonstrations. Pam
Hope you’re enjoying the club as much as I do..Welcome . Barbara
I like the company you keep on your Facebook pages. This should be fun 😁 Christina
Just joined last week! Love the idea of talking to women from everywhere. We all have so much in common. Retirement has been a whole new ballgame for me! Betty
I don’t know how I did without this group. I think I felt lost, and now I am found. Katherine
Thank you,Mickie for everything. Julia
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A BRAND NEW ADDITION!!
The Cool Retired Women BOUTIQUE was created in August 2020!
This is a sister-site offering the opportunity to sell your handcrafted art and crafts! Most of the craft fairs are closed this year...we created a place for CRW Members to sell and buy your items!!
Te Cool Retired Women Boutique is available ONLY to Members of the Cool Retired Women group! Only Members may post their items for sale and have access to the group for purchasing items posted. It's a private community where you can sell to your sister CRW...and we can buy holiday gift, supporting our sister Members!
Click here to visit the Cool Retired Women BOUTIQUE.
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