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Finding a new community in Retired Men’s Clubs

Life after work

Charles “Skip’’ Polio had never heard of a “retired men’s club’’ when he left the workforce 16 years ago after decades serving as a computer systems specialist.

“I didn’t even know they existed,’’ said Polio, a 78-year-old Brewster resident who belongs to the Retired Men’s Club of Cape Cod. “I didn’t know what they were. Someone mentioned ‘retired men’s club’ to me once and I went, ‘Huh?’ ’’

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