8/3/2015 – Is It Time To Abolish Mandatory Retirement?

Aug 03, 2015 Comments Off by

A few weeks ago I was at a dinner for the kick-off to a three-day program in New York City I attended called Age Boom Academy, whose theme was Global Aging: Danger Ahead? Our dinner speaker was John Beard, director of the World Health Organization (an arm of the United Nations) Department of Ageing and Life Course, and the question he posed to all of us was: “What is old?”

It made for some lively conversation.

The conclusion Beard and the rest of us settled on: “Old” has nothing to do with chronological age. There’s no typical older person. Yet, society and employers don’t always see it that way.

Read the full article at Forbes.

Financial Security 2015, Longevity News 2015

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