For many Americans, the phrase “golden years” refers to the period between when one begins retirement and the beginning of age-imposed cognitive and physical limitations. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that the number of adults in this age group who continue to work has been on the increase since the 1990s. The most recent data shows that more than 20% of people age 65 or older are choosing to continue work. This marked an increase of 10% since the mid-1980s. This article reviews some critical details to understand this trend as well as how it intersects with the field of elder law.
Various Advantages Can Be Realized by Continuing to Work
Some particular advantages exist to continue working after retirement, which includes the following: