Series: Working Late http://kunc.org en A Retired Chicago Cop's Second Act Is At A Barbershop http://kunc.org/post/retired-chicago-cops-second-act-barbershop <em>Increasingly, people are continuing to work past 65. Almost a third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 70 are working, and among those older than 75, about 7 percent are still on the job. In <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/171698920/working-late-pushing-back-the-retirement-clock">Working Late</a>, a series for </em>Morning Edition<em>, NPR profiles older adults who are still in the workforce.</em><p>Some older Americans are passing up retirement in favor of starting businesses of their own. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:55:00 +0000 Ina Jaffe 41497 at http://kunc.org A Retired Chicago Cop's Second Act Is At A Barbershop For Midwife, 71, Delivering Babies Never Gets Old http://kunc.org/post/midwife-71-delivering-babies-never-gets-old <em>Increasingly, people are continuing to work past 65. Almost a third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 70 are working, and among those older than 75, about 7 percent are still on the job. In <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/171698920/working-late-pushing-back-the-retirement-clock">Working Late</a>, a series for </em>Morning Edition<em>, NPR profiles older adults who are still in the workforce.</em><p>Sometimes you can't retire even if you want to. For Dian Sparling, a certified nurse midwife in Fort Collins, Colo., there's no one to take over her practice. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 08:42:00 +0000 Ina Jaffe 41109 at http://kunc.org For Midwife, 71, Delivering Babies Never Gets Old At 85, 'Old-School' Politician Shows No Signs Of Quitting http://kunc.org/post/85-old-school-politician-shows-no-signs-quitting <em>Increasingly, people are continuing to work past 65. Almost a third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 70 are working, and among those older than 75, about 7 percent are still on the job. In <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/171698920/working-late-pushing-back-the-retirement-clock">Working Late</a>, a series for </em>Morning Edition<em>, NPR profiles older adults who are still in the workforce.</em><p>Politics is one field that has long been associated with people working into their later years — sometimes even into their 80s or 90s. And at 85, state Sen. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 08:02:00 +0000 Ina Jaffe 40765 at http://kunc.org At 85, 'Old-School' Politician Shows No Signs Of Quitting When A Bad Economy Means Working 'Forever' http://kunc.org/post/when-bad-economy-means-working-forever <em>Increasingly, people are continuing to work past 65. Almost a third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 70 are working, and among those older than 75, about 7 percent are still on the job. In <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/171698920/working-late-pushing-back-the-retirement-clock">Working Late</a>, a series for </em>Morning Edition<em>, NPR profiles older adults who are still in the workforce.</em><p>Janet Sims-Wood is a 67-year-old librarian living near Washington, D.C., who, like millions of other seniors, has had to stay in the workforce past retirement age to make ends meet. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 08:08:00 +0000 Ina Jaffe 40430 at http://kunc.org When A Bad Economy Means Working 'Forever' For One Senior, Working Past Retirement Age Is A Workout http://kunc.org/post/one-senior-working-past-retirement-age-workout <em>Increasingly, people are continuing to work past </em><em>65</em><em>. Almost a third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 70 are working, and among those older than 75, </em><em>about</em><em> 7 percent are still on the job. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 08:43:00 +0000 Ina Jaffe 40132 at http://kunc.org For One Senior, Working Past Retirement Age Is A Workout