Classified ads The average time older workers spend looking for a job is 34.6 weeks, compared to 23.4 weeks for younger workers. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s an oft overlooked economic tragedy: millions of older Americans are unemployed, underemployed or stuck in low-paying jobs that offer them little hope of retirement.

A recent feature by the Wall Street Journal shed light on the plight of seniors who find themselves toiling for low wages in what are supposed to be their golden years.

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