Next Chapter event to feature Fishers business


An Oct. 17 event called Next Chapter will focus on teaching women how to reinvent retirement, downsize their home and more.

Jan Tienhaara, owner of Fishers-based Life Transitions, will be one of the speakers at the daylong event.

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“I am going to be speaking on downsizing. Our company has been in business for over 10 years and that’s what we do every day,” Tienhaara said. “Especially when you get to a certain age, then you are thinking about what to do with all the stuff and possibly wanting to downsize to a smaller space, so even if people aren’t moving, a lot of times they want to figure out how to downsize in their home.”

Eleven guest speakers will participate.

“It’s going to be a really awesome event,” Tienhaara said. “I’ll be speaking and we will have other speakers on what to do, how to reinvent retirement for women.”

Indianapolis resident Nora Hiatt created Next Chapter.

“There’s a great (quote) that says if there’s a book you want to read and it’s not written, you should write it. Well, there’s an event I wanted to attend, and I decided to create it,” Hiatt said. “I thought it would be fun to explore (retirement) with a bunch of peers and explore what are some of the options out there, the ways to spend your time, the ways to do volunteer work, the ways to travel or work or take care of what you have so you can live comfortably.”

Tickets are $315. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at The Orchard School, 615 W. 64th St., Indianapolis. For more or to purchase tickets, visit