Only about a third of baby boomers ages 67 and 68 – the oldest of their generation – are still working in some capacity, according to Gallup. 

What's more, just about 50 percent of boomers who are 60 are still employed. 

Both statistics fly in the face of expectations that baby boomers will defy the usual working patterns of aging Americans and stay in the workforce longer than those who came before them, the polling organization said.

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