Why are Americans working into old age?
9 Jul 2019
Why are Americans working into old age?

Rather than winding down their working lives after they hit 65, more and more American Boomers are either in employment or looking for jobs. And while some are toiling out of necessity to cover everyday costs, others are taking up roles that let them try something new or feel a sense of community.

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci is a labor economist and retirement security expert. She is a professor of economics at the New School for Social Research and the director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis.

Vivian Nava-Schellinger

Vivian Nava-Schellinger is the associate director of strategic relations and external affairs at the National Council on Aging, which advocates for senior citizens in America.

Miranda Bryant

Miranda Bryant is a writer based in New York.