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Research on ‘Eldersourcing’ sparks dialogue on retirement

For five years, cultural anthropologist Caitrin Lynch immersed herself in the working environment of Vita Needle Company in Needham, Mass., a family-owned business that makes a practice of hiring older workers, so many in fact that the median age of their employees is 74. Vita Needle is a small company, employing 45 people, that makes needles, stainless steel tubing, pipes and custom-fabricated parts. Lynch’s observations made for an enlightening look into what may be a new kind of “retirement,” where people hold jobs, work mostly working part-time hours — and well into their 70s and 80s...Read More


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