Entries by Neil Hiltunen

10th Annual Meeting Summary

Summary 10th Annual Meeting. Dr. Hugh Habas, Dr. Blaine Leeds, Dr. Maria Kunstadter October 26, 2018   We’re pleased with the turnout for our 10th Annual Meeting with Dr. Hugh Habas presenting, “Retirement Money.  Creating it. Managing it . Using it”. In the afternoon session on Tele-dentistry,  Dr. Blaine Leeds described the operation of “SmileDirect […]

Cruising with Life After Dentistry

The popular Life After Dentistry program is being offered on the RCL Oasis  of the Seas cruise March 24-31, 2019.  Dr. Alan Roadburg is presenting his three hour “Life After Dentistry” workshop and Dr. Neil Hiltunen will speak for an hour on “The Science and Passion of Retiring” at sea during the “Oasis‘ cruise from […]

ICD Global Volunteering

We are exploring a connection with the International College of Dentists to expand our global reach.  This is because our mutual interest in volunteer opportunities may benefit each group. New opportunities arise all over the world as dentists transition from full-time practice to a new, freer stage of life.  Our transition can be a rewarding […]

The China Study

The China Study, by Thomas M. Campbell II, MD, and T. Colin Campbell, PhD, Ben Bella Books, Dallas, TX, 2016.  This updated version of the original study is called, “The most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted.” It is remarkable that this book and the research to back it up has not swept our nation. […]

Retirement Game Changers

Retirement Game Changers: Strategies for a Healthy, Financially Secure, and Fulfilling Long Life, by Steve Vernon, FSA, Rest-of-Life Communications, 2018,  Steve Vernon, who has spoken twice at our ARD Annual Meetings has written another book, packed with actionable suggestions and references to valuable websites.  This book is an updated version of Steve’s earlier book, Money […]

Meet the Speakers for Our Tenth Annual Meeting

MEET OUR SPEAKERS Dr. Hugh Habas Dr. Habas received his D.D.S. degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1971, and attended post graduate studies in periodontics at Case in 1972.  He was in private practice in Cleveland and New York prior to establishing his private practice in central New Jersey, where he practiced from 1977-2016. […]

Happiness is a Choice You Make

Happiness is a Choice You Make, by John Leland, Sarah Crichton Books, NY, 2018. Once we have fully retired, we’ve passed perhaps the last major life landmark, and we face a very different phase of our lives, aging.  Some people view this stage with apprehension, while others face each day with joy, appreciation, and enthusiasm.  […]


Factfulness, by Hans Rosling, Flat Iron Books, NY, 2018. The author died in 2017 having devoted his last years to writing this book. His passion for exposing the truth about common misperceptions helps develop a positive outlook for the future. Most of us are not as well-traveled nor as informed as Hans Rosling who, as […]

The End of Old Age

The End of Old Age, by Marc R. Agronin, MD, Da Capo Press, Hachette Book Group, NY, 2018. Dr. Agronin offers insight into the value of life experiences as we review and reinvent ourselves in the last decades of our lives.   Our lives are composed of events that enable us to experience an old age […]

Time Paradox

There seems to be a paradox in our lives regarding time. When younger, we had many years ahead of us, yet it seems we often said, “I don’t have time for…” this or that. Now we have fewer years, but more time.