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Retirement is a personal decision based on when and why a person is retiring. The average length of life has begun to rise due to medical advances, more education, financial stability, and an overall better way of living. Due to these factors, may the average age of retirement be increasing as well? A survey given to local assisted living centers and work centers may help answer this question. Recently, it has been noted that more elderly are heading back to work after their retirement. Using our survey, we hope to find out if the same factors determining retirement are deciding whether a person is going back to work. The surveys will be taken on a voluntary basis, with the answers being compared together based on the life stage the participant is currently in. These comparisons will lay the foundation of future research into these questions.
Lautzenheiser , C. M. (2020). A Research Proposal: Retirement: When, Why, and Returning to Work. .