What is it about?
Many expats choose to stay in Belgium after they retire, even in taxing times such as these. They decide to enjoy the widely-recognised benefits of what is on offer here in later life. Retirement in the heart of Europe is the opportunity to really get to know the country you have adopted.This hands-on guide gives you tips on how to spend your retirement years in Belgium, with a special focus on Brussels, the center of expat life in this country, on everything from meeting people to health care and welfare. It takes you through pension and inheritance rights, and tells you how to get or keep in touch with your local community and retain a sense of wellbeing and purpose in your later years.This publication was written before the corona virus crisis. But it is relevant even today. This unprecedented crisis has shown us that not everything in life is to be foreseen. But by thinking through possible scenarios and matching solutions you can approach expat life in Belgium with a greater peace of mind.