1. Using Functional Fitness to Successfully Age in our Homes with Doctor Lynn Anderson Guidance Point Advisors, LLC. 43:13

Ep 091: When we sit down with many of our clients, one of their greatest fears is not being able to stay in their homes for the duration of their Retirement. So, if that’s one of the biggest fears, what are we doing about that to ensure we stay in our homes as long as possible? We can use our Retirement savings to make our homes more age-friendly, but are we investing in ourselves through diet and fitness to do activities to keep us Moving appropriately in our homes? That is exactly what this show is about, Using Functional Fitness to Successfully Age in our Homes!

Our next guest, a Naturopath and Yoga therapist, has authored multiple book series and has been published in major publications such as Reader’s Digest, Shape, SELF, SPRY, The Chicago Times, Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and Redbook. She was featured as one of the “hottest” fitness professionals over fifty in Spry Magazine. She is the creator and producer of Doctor Lynn’s Anti-Aging Workouts for Every Body with international distribution. She has also created and produced Doctor Lynn’s Functional Fitness for JLTV.T. Please welcome Doctor Lynn Anderson to The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast!


Welcome, Doctor Lynn! [1:59]

What is Functional Fitness? [11:34]

How can we adapt to take care of ourselves as we go through the decades? [17:28]

Why do people struggle aging in their homes? [22:45]

What should we know about diet and our bodies that can be applied over time? [35:18]

How will Doctor Lynn find her personal Retirement Success? [37:23]

Episode conclusion. [40:42]

Benjamin Smith Host, Retirement Success in Maine Podcast & Financial Advisor

Ben's focus with our clients is to direct the investments of their investable portfolios. In teaming with Curtis Worcester and Austin Minor, Ben combines his investment expertise from attaining the CFA Charter with Curtis & Austin's financial planning expertise to provide clients with the tools, confidence, and education to make informed decisions about their retirement. As Ben, Curtis, and Austin have a number of clients that are Northern Light Health employees, they've developed a specialty in serving clients in the healthcare field. You can read their "Employee Guide to the Northern Light Health Retirement Plans" here.

He has spent his entire career devoted to serving individual clients and institutions by developing and implementing investment strategies, setting portfolio structure, and providing the highest level of client service. He's passionate about helping clients maximize their savings and retirement income using the many financial planning and portfolio management tools available to Guidance Point consultants. Prior to working for Guidance Point Advisors, Ben worked for Acadia Trust, N.A., a subsidiary of Camden National Corporation, as Vice President, Portfolio Manager based in Bangor, Maine. Ben assumed responsibility for and oversight of over $300 million in client portfolios, including individuals, families, retirement plans, endowments, foundations, businesses, and trusts; and he served on the Company’s Investment Committee.