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Delay Retirement, Delay Onset of Dementia

Posted on 07/15/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkMore older workers than ever say they plan to stay on the job longer to avoid financial hardship in retirement. Now there appears to be a silver lining. New research finds that workers who put off retirement face less risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. In the largest study of its kind, researchers in France found that workers who retired at age 65 had about a 15 percent lower risk of developing dementia compared with someone who …

Women Are Working Longer

Posted on 02/13/2013 by |Online Executive Producer | Comments

WorkThe following is a guest post by Sara Rix, senior strategic policy adviser with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Hardly a week goes by, it seems, without another headline highlighting the growing number of Americans who, for a variety of reasons, are pushing back their date of retirement. What gets less attention is that women comprise a sharply growing proportion of the older workforce. See also: 5 Jobs in Demand  At one time, the large majority of older workers were …

Pew: Older Workers Don’t Crowd Out Younger Workers For Jobs

Posted on 09/13/2012 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkHow often have you heard people say that older workers putting off retirement and staying on the job longer means fewer opportunities for younger workers? Well, a new report finds just the opposite is true. Researchers for the Pew Charitable Trusts looked at the government’s Current Population Survey for data on workers ages 20 to 64, from 1977 to 2011, and drew these conclusions: At times when older workers enjoy a higher employment rate, there is increased employment and higher …