Retirement FAQs:


Q: Is retirement the point where a person stops employment completely?

A: Yes.

Q: Is retirement of recent origin?

A: Yes, and being introduced during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Q: Is retirement large because people tend to be ill more frequently in later life?

A: Yes.

Q: Is retirement also a euphemistic term for accepting termination of employment before retirement age as part of the employer's labor force rationalization?

A: Yes.

Q: Is retirement difficult to estimate empirically since observing greater wealth at older ages may be the result of increased saving over the working life in anticipation of earlier retirement?

A: Yes.

Q: Is retirement a serious concern to many older adults?

A: Yes.

Q: Is retirement significant for both self-assessed and objective indicators of health status?

A: Yes.

Q: Are retirements likely to increase in response to the crisis?

A: Yes.