It’s hard to believe that some people actually worry about what they’ll “do” in retirement! But they do. Enough to make sure they are on a couple of Boards, one of which is Turning Points Network (TPN), along with on-going volunteering for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and other worthy nonprofits. My retirement calendar is now filled with meetings and plenty of work to do in between. It’s a rare weekday that there isn’t an agenda that involves volunteering.
When Sarah (not her real name) went to the courthouse to obtain a stalking petition, she was terrified that her former boyfriend might have followed her and would be waiting when she left. The Clerk asked if she’d like to have an advocate and when Sarah said yes, the Clerk called Turning Points Network and an advocate came immediately to meet with Sarah at the courthouse to discuss a safety plan and to explain other options and follow up and then escorted Sarah to her car w