After 44 years at McDonald’s, Lauraine Maurer, at age 94, is still going strong and has no plans to retire ! She told ABC News that “she likes the work, and she loves her customers (…) That’s why I work, because I love them all”.
In a bid to alleviate the financial weight of its ageing population, Thailand has recently taken a stand in favour of the employment of seniors, starting with the opening of a senior job placement centre in August. [Read more…] about Bridging the Gray divide : Thailand takes measures to foster seniors’ employment
At age 79, “Rocket girl” Susan Finley shows no sign of wanting to end to her fruitful 58-year career at NASA. [Read more…] about 79 space pioneer Susan Finley still has her head in the stars
More and more people aged 65 and above keep working in the USA, even more so than during the great economic recession of 2007. Focus on a trend on the rise. [Read more…] about USA : the upward trend of working seniors
At 90, American nurse Florence Rigney still works twice a week at Tacoma General Hospital, in Washington. This birthday marks her 70th year of service.
Retirees usually look for leisure and some peace and quiet. But 92-year-old Singaporean Goh Gwek Eng has found another way to “fend off boredom”.