Entries by Neil Hiltunen

The First 20 Minutes

The First 20 Minutes, The surprising science of how we can exercise better, train smarter and live longer, by Gretchen Reynolds, Icon Books, London, 2013. For those of us retiring, the most important part of this book is the last chapter, “Conclusion,” in which the author describes the negative effects of sitting.  Sitting for long […]

10% Happier

10% Happier, by Dan Harris, Harper Collins Publishers, NY 2014.  “Mindfulness” is a buzzword gaining increasing attention as many people discover the benefits of techniques to function well in our world of increasing distractions.  Dan Harris presents his journey as as a keptical TV reporter and anchor into the world of meditation and mindfulness to […]

Abundance, The Future is Better than You Think

Abundance, The Future is Better than You Think, by Peter Diamandis, and Steven Kotler, Free Press, NY 2014.  This book is a distinct paradigm buster.  It is a well-documented insight into future uplifting possibilities for humanity. This book helps to get past the negativity that permeates current news which creates mass pessimism.  The explosion of […]

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.  […]