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AARP: Longer Lives, Longer Career

Longer Lives, Longer Career The good news is the average American is living a lot longer than they used to and most of those extra years are spent in good health. In 1912 the Sherwood Act introduced a pension for veterans. In the more than 100 years since, life expectancy at birth has risen by 24 years (Our World in Data, n.d.). Someone today aged 65 can expect an additional 10 more years of life compared to someone aged 65 in 1912. This is a fantastic achievement – worthy of celebration. It does, however, have profound implications for the world of work. The math is simple – if you …

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