Dr M to senior citizens: Stay active, don’t retire and fade away

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By Esther Landau and Ahmad Suhael Adnan – October 6, 2018 @ 4:37pm KUALA LUMPUR: The older generation should remain active and continue working even after retirement, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the ‘third age generation’, if they do not remain active, will become weak and eventually lose interest in performing duties in their […]

An app developer at 82

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After starting to use computers at age 60, retiree Masako Wakamiya became a coder to fill a need for her peers. The series Super Octogenarians profiles seniors who are redefining ageing. Source: Channel News Asia – CNA Insider By Desmond Ng FUJISAWA, Japan: There’s something about the slight, white-haired woman that captivates her audience – […]

Where’s the Demand for Talented 50+ Workers? A new AARP study shows why older workers are bargains for employers

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By Jim Emerman  April 28, 2015 [Next Avenue.org] Two recent studies characterize the value and strengths of older workers in the American economy — and decry their underuse in the American workplace. In April, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) released its 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey and found, among other things, that the percentage of people expecting to work past age […]

The Rise of the Semi-retired Life

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By Jim Probasco | Sep 2017 Investopedia – For many people, being semi-retired is preferable to being fully retired. Reasons vary from the oft-cited need for supplemental income to just wanting to remain busy. Whatever the explanation, a significant number of retirees plan to work part time after they retire. In fact, 60% of people over age […]