Delaying Retirement May Increase Lifespan

According to numerous studies, some dating as far back as the 1950s, people who retire early may be setting themselves up for a shorter life. The study states that individuals who retire early are not as likely to keep their minds and bodies stimulated by reading, traveling and learning new skills. Many have been found to lead less active lives, increasing health risks, neglecting doctor visits and interacting less with other people. The study found that the longer people delay retirement the more likely they are to live longer lives. Experts suggest that delaying retirement may keep both the mind and body younger. More here

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