Unretirement

Unretirement

How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life

Book - 2014
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"The old idea of 'retirement'--a word that means withdrawal, describing a time when people gave up productive employment and shrank their activities--was a short-lived historical anomaly. Humans have always found meaning and motivation in work and community, Farrell notes, and the boomer generation, poised to live longer in better health than any before, is already discovering unretirement: extending their working lives, often with new careers, entrepreneurial ventures, and volunteer service. Their experience, wisdom--and importantly, their continued earnings--will enrich the American workplace, treasury, and our whole society in the decades to come"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Press, 2014
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781620401576
1620401576
Branch Call Number: 306.38 F2472U 2014
Characteristics: 245 pages ; 25 cm

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