A comprehensive briefing which covers firmly and concisely crucial problems of retirement. Money of course is the real headache for the retired, and the sections on budget and income offer national survey-based advice and guidelines. Also the mysteries of Social Security are set down without undue alarms and warnings. Of necessity, insurance, annuity and investment possibilities are covered in brief outline, but all major opportunities and approaches are touched on. In discussing health care and day-to-day living costs, the author offers as well as facts, figures and general principles, some eye-opening specifics on medicine purchases and tax management. He also points out some of the quagmires to be avoided in retirement housing; and in the education and recreation sections there are enough referral agencies mentioned to keep retirees very busy with pen and paper. Straight talk for sensible Seniors.