Don’t retire!? Why work really is good for us

16th March 2011

Slate recently reported on ‘The Longevity Project ', a major study that followed participants over eight decades: "an analysis of the activities and accomplishments of study participants . . . was dramatic. ‘[T]he continually productive men and women lived much longer than their more laid-back comrades. … It was not the happiest or the most relaxed older participants who lived the longest. It was those who were most engaged in pursuing their goals.'" (See, "Don't Stop Working. ") 

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