Job opportunities should not wither as we age | katie allen

With one in three workers soon to be over 50 some creative thinking is needed to keep them employed and fulfilled

The way things are looking, the royal family will want to start bulk-buying birthday cards.

When King George V sent the first telegrams to those celebrating their 100th birthday in 1917, he had to fire off only 24 messages. Last year, his granddaughter Queen Elizabeth sent 6,405 congratulatory cards to centenarians in the UK. Her own grandson and her great grandson will be signing a whole lot more, based on current projections. Those forecasts suggest that today’s 10-year-olds have a 50% chance of living to at least 103.

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