Type of Content: News
Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article
Resource Title: ‘One More Run’: How to Put Off Retirement and Find Another Gig You Like
Publication Title: The Philadelphia Inquirer
Publish Date: May 1, 2021
“Across the population, people do want to work longer,” said Martha J. Deevy, senior research scholar and director of the Financial Security Division at the Stanford Center on Longevity in California. “The primary factor is to give their lives meaning and purpose, a reason to get up in the morning. And working post-retirement often gives people a greater chance to control their own schedules.”
While earlier generations viewed retirement as a time for rest and relaxation, in the last 10 to 15 years, the retirement age has crept up to 68. As of February 2019, more than 20% of Americans aged 65 or older were working or looking for work, a 57-year high, according to federal data.
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