After working nearly 35 years as a neuroscientist, Talat Khan faced the biggest challenge of her life: navigating retirement.

“I didn’t have any clue. I was a scientist in the lab,” said Khan, of Darien, who immigrated from Hyderabad, India, in the late 1960s as a college student.

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