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A Labor Day Antidote to Aging: Work Beyond Retirement

Encore Career

This Labor Day, as we reflect on our own work and contribution to society, don't forget the health benefits to you personally of working (paid or unpaid) beyond normal retirement at 65.

A research study by Oregon State University found that healthy adults who retired after age 65 had an 11% lower risk of death from all causes.

Our lives are energized when we feel relevant and connected. Meaningful work (paid or unpaid) can give us a sense of purpose and keep us challenged.

Check out this short (2:16) audio clip from NPR for more: