Work-life balance issues can cause people aged 51–79 to quit work or to work less. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Amid growing concern over how economically sustainable retirement may (or may not) be for older workers, new attention is being paid to such issues as the motives that drive individuals’ retirement decisions, as well as ways that might increase older workers’ labor force attachment so that they are more likely to augment Social Security and inadequate retirement savings.

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