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Willis and Rohwedder's report on retirement and cognition cited in NYT

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"What to Consider When Looking for the Right Place to Retire" - New York Times. 06/13/2014.

Citing a report by Susann Rohwedder and Robert Willis, this story suggests that seniors' retirement planning should include consideration of continuing some sort of unpaid (or even paid) work. In a cross-national study, Rohwedder and Willis found that early retirement from the labor force is associated with cognitive decline.

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