Article by Ceri Wheeldon
Many of us are either choosing (or having to) work for longer, especially with the increase in state pension age. But , providing the opportunities for employment are there, is that necessarily a bad thing?
I really enjoyed The Real Marigold on Tour TV programme over the Christmas break where four celebs who had reached the traditional retirement age went to both Florida and Japan to experience what retirement looked like within these two very different cultures.
Miriam Margolyes , Bobby George , Rosemary Shrager and Wayne Sleep all experienced first hand life for the over 65s in Japan, starting their day with exercises in the park early morning (with instructions broadcast over the radio) , following the Japanese diet, and attending job interviews! So ,...