The Graying Work Force

TailorUntil recently, working after retirement sounded like an oxymoron. Aren’t those years supposed to be devoted to volunteering, traveling and visiting grandchildren? But a recent report by the Families and Work Institute and Boston College’s Sloan Center on Aging and Work found that a growing number of people continue to work for pay following their official “retirements…”

“Workers who change jobs at older ages say they are more likely to enjoy the new job than the old job,” Mr. [Richard] Johnson, [a senior fellow at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C.] said.  continue reading>>

Source: Sherisse Pham (The New Old Age, The New York Times)

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Comments on: "The Graying Work Force" (1)

  1. There are seven sound reasons why retirees may choose to (or have to) work during retirement. In fact, I’ve recently posted on this exact subject on the Adventure Retirement blog. Here’s the link to that post… http://adventureretirement.com/2010/11/18/seven-reasons-why-a-retiree-may-need-to-work/ Bill

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