What is the ideal age to retire? Never, according to a neuroscientist — ideas.ted.com

 

If you want to live a satisfying, long life, neuroscientist Daniel Levitin has some advice for you: Stay busy. What is the ideal age to retire? Never. Even if you’re physically impaired, it’s best to keep working, either in a job or as a volunteer. Lamont Dozier, the co-writer of such iconic songs as “Heat…

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2 thoughts on “What is the ideal age to retire? Never, according to a neuroscientist — ideas.ted.com

  1. Very interesting article. I retired from the military at age 50. But have continued to volunteer at a clinic since 2001. I’m also active in several other volunteer activities, Dog Training, and Tai Chi. All things that help keep me physically and mentally sharp.

    I think keeping active and engaged are extremely important. Even my purchasing a new car last month has been quite the experience. It’s absolutely chock-full of all these gadgets and electronics and features that I had no idea how do use. Reading the manual, going on test drives, returning for classes with the
    dealership have been quite a challenge.

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