French study

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 …