Work and employment

Work and employment has been subject to strong change in recent decades. The retirement age as well as older workers’ employment rates are increasing as a consequence of the ageing society but also because of a more active ageing.

Researches showed that later-life workers have higher levels of well-being than those who had retired (Graham, 2014). Doing something that you like after retirement, as for example maintaining your working life, seems that helps to the health and satisfaction. Working arrangements but also retirement options are based on individual choices so let´s have a look at work and employment in later life as well as retirement planning:

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Let´s have a look at the role that work and employment plays and played for you and how important this domain is for you!

And what can you do in future? Continuing as long as possible in your job, getting self-employed, doing voluntary work or retiring?