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John Bound

Bound notes social and health benefits of work-related activity for seniors

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Whether volunteering or working for pay, more seniors are putting off retirement to stay active" - AnnArbor.com. 08/21/2011.

Noting that “recessions tend to be associated with decreases in mortality and improvements in physical health,” John Bound says that putting off retirement may have benefits for seniors.

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