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The Good News About Women Working After 60—nextavenue.org

24 July 2012—Now for some upbeat news about older workers, specifically professional women in their 60s: They're very happy — and most of them have never run into age discrimination in the workplace.

Those are just two findings from a survey of 155 female boomers working full- or part-time by Elizabeth F. Fideler, a research fellow at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College, in her excellent new book, Women Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and on the Job.

Fideler sent the survey to colleagues and friends, who then recruited other 60+ working women to complete it. The 155 respondents ranged from 60 to 84 with an average age of 66 and hailed from 25 states and Washington, D.C.

Read the full article at http://nextavenue.org/blog/good-news-about-women-working-after-60.