Retirement Wishes


When someone retires retirement wishes are bound to flow in.  This is an exciting time for the retiree as this is the time we all have been waiting for.  This person will finally become free of early mornings, schedules, routines and a busy lifestyle.  They now get to sit back and relax and do the things they never got a chance to do.



"Retirement should be defined as the beginning of the Time of your Life! So go have, the time of your life."


"I hear a congratulations are in order, as you are about to embark on a new part of your life. Happy Retirement!"


"Its now time to sleep in every morning, sip your coffee without any rush, stay in your pyjama's until lunch and golf all afternoon long!  Enjoy retirement!"


"You are now commencing on the vacation of your life.  And the best part is, you can do or go anywhere you would like! Sending you retirement wishes from all of us."


"What a wonderful time in ones life!  This is when you get to reinvent yourself into the person you always wanted to be. Retirement is great that way!"


"I'm sure the question on your mind now is, "Now what?" but keep in mind, the answer to that question will come in due time.  Just try and relax and enjoy your retirement, this is the beginning of something great!"


"Today is the start of something great!  See if for all that it is and enjoy  your retirement party and every moment from this moment on!"


"Retirement will be very different for you, but being able to do what you want when you want to do it, will be right up your alley!"


"We always wondered if this day would ever come, and now that retirement has, its time to roll out the red carpet and enjoy life to the fullest! Best wishes on this new future."


"Be good to yourself and treat yourself like the Queen/King we all know you are during your retirement!"


"A new journey you now get to take on this road of life we each will eventually get. Sending you best wishes on your retirement."


"Retirement is a time we all strive to get too. Now that you have made it, its your time to shine!"


"Your day has finally come! But don't forget how much you will be missed!  Enjoy your retirement, but don't forget to visit."


"Congratulations on such a joyful day!  Take it easy and enjoy your retirement!"


"Wishing you a wonderful retirement.  Retiring is hitting another wonderful milestone. This one will be the best one yet."


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For more ways to send your retirement congratulations:


Congratulations Words - It is sometimes difficult to find the right words of congratulations.  Let us help.  We have many different types of congratulating someone.  Phrases are a very nice way to send your happy retirement

But there are also kind words of sentiments that make very nice greetings.


Sayings - Find the perfect saying for a retirement card or letter using congratulation sayings and maybe even sayings on change as this will be a time of change for the retiree.


Quotes - Looking for quotes about retirement?  Whether they're funny or not, you're at the right place.  You'll find quotes about starting over for those who feel as if this is a new start for them.  You'll find quotes on achieving goals as this is the time for many when they have the time to achieve their goals and you'll also find quotes on getting older and aging.  


Poems - Finding the perfect retirement poems can be hard, but we are here to make it much easier.  You'll find general poems on retiring and even funny poems Both will be a great way to send your wishes.


Toasts - Giving a toast can be hard but writing one can be even more difficult.  Find tips here.  Also if you're planning a retirement dinner, we have tips and helpful ideas for you here too.


Jokes - Looking for a joke for your retirement speech or toast?  Find yourself the retirement humor you've been looking for.


Advice - Maybe you're a retiree yourself or think that having some advice from other retiree's would be a nice touch to a card or speech.  Well, you're in luck, we have advice by other retired people for your convenience.


Songs - Looking for the perfect songs to play at the party?  Check out our selection here.


What To Do When You Retire - Find some helpful ideas of what someone can do once retired.


Cards - Looking for the perfect card?  Find out how to get it.


Gifts - Finding the perfect gift to give someone as they retire can be difficult.  Let us give you some ideas of what to get.


Books - Wondering if a book might be helpful while planning or during your retirement?


Simple Retirement Calculator - Are you looking for answers on how much you will need to retire?  Hopefully we can help.


How To Retire Early - This is a question that all of us are asking!  Find out some helpful hints on retiring early.


How Much Do I Need To Retire - Are you looking for the answer to this question?  Get helpful hints to finding out this answer.




Take the time to share your happiness with the retiree.  If you work with them tell them you will miss them but remind them that you will always be here if they ever want to come back for a visit.  Remind them that this lives are changing for the best and this is going to be the best time of their lives, if they let it.  And if their excited, let them know how excited you are for them!  One day you will also be retiring and having people around you that are thrilled for you will make all the difference!


"Retire with ease, and live out these special days doing exactly what you've always dreamed of."

Julie Hebert


As much as we all wish for this moment, when it finally arrives, we have been in such a routine that it may seem scary not to know what is going to happen tomorrow.  Don’t get me wrong, the retiree is excited, but that “unknown" can be intimidating.  Just keep this in mind when sending your wishes. Send positive messages about starting a new chapter in their lives.  We want to encourage them that this is a great time in their lives!  We hope this site will give you exactly what you are looking for.


"Retirement, A wonderful reward for a good life lead."

Julie Hebert





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"Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever."" 

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