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The Sunny Side of Working in Retirement | Bloomberg

05 June 2014—Center's research is mentioned on by Ben Steverman.

Many more Americans are working into their 60s and 70s, and a good proportion of them say they're actually enjoying it...

... It's a pretty rosy picture of working in retirement. Not everyone can afford to take a few years off, and it's not easy to find jobs that accommodate the lifestyles retirees say they want. A study this year by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College looked at 545 workplaces and found workplace flexibility is "still a myth to most." Employers might give workers options as to where they work, the study found, but rarely let workers reduce their hours or take temporary leaves.

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