Pension ages in the UK are rising from the traditional 65 for men and 60 for women, as people live longer. But why are some working past these ages, and is this good for their well-being? Dr Giorgio Di Gessa from King’s College London and colleagues have investigated why some work beyond state pension age… Read more »
Blog Articles Tagged: paid work
Reversing retirement It is surprisingly common for retirees to reverse their retirement: New research from a cross-research council funded consortium led by Professor Karen Glaser at King’s College London suggests that up to one quarter of Britons have been “unretiring” in recent years. However, not everybody has the same opportunities to unretire: those who are… Read more »
Healthy pensioners: Is working in our 60s good for us?
Welcome everyone to the Wellbeing, Health, Retirement and the Lifecourse website Welcome to the Website and Blog for WHERL, a new research project investigating ageing, work and health across the lifecourse. I am the Principal Investigator for the project, which involves 5 institutions and 3 project partners. We hope over the course of this project… Read more »