WHAT’S NE Getting back into the swing of things after a few days off. Over the summer, Kellee and I took Kyzlee to the beach for the first time. She enjoyed the pool and the ocean so much that each day was a battle to get her to come inside. Kyzlee enjoyed her time at the beach and hanging out with her cousin Jozi! believe that she’s 2 already, but she sure is growing up fast. Not only did Kyzlee love eating birthday cupcakes and opening presents but she also loved cooking and making the potato salad. We also celebrated Kyzlee’s 2nd birthday! It’s hard to
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, upward of 40% of people aged 55 and older are continuing to work past the normal retirement age. There are a number of reasons why people are choosing to stay employed, with one of the biggest being a lack of retirement funds, but some are also using work to keep their minds and skills sharp. In fact, most of the jobs that the 55-plus crowd goes after keep them engaged with the community and help them lead more active lives. • Real estate appraisers/assessors • Property/real estate/community association managers • Technical writers • Tax preparers • Construction/building inspectors • Crossing guards • Clergy These seven jobs are projected to grow between 8–14% over the next six years according to BLS data. They often pay well and don’t always require a full-time commitment. Many even offer flexible WHY MORE ADULTS OVER 55 CONTINUE TO WORK FINDING FULFILLMENT IN YOUR GOLDEN YEARS The BLS categorized the jobs many older workers are currently pursuing:
schedules, which can help older workers spend more time with peers or loved ones. This balance is exactly what many older workers are looking for, especially those who are “part-time retired.”
More importantly, however, most older workers find these jobs fulfilling. They allow older folks to interact with the community and stay active, both of which, research suggests, are essential to healthy living as people age. For many, working past retirement, or not leaving the workforce entirely, can be a win-win-win: It’s a win for your bank account, a win for your health, and a win for the community.
LOCAL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
GARY W. CAIN REALTORS AND AUCTIONEERS
The name Gary W. Cain has been synonymous with real estate and auctioneering for decades. An auctioneer since 1956, Gary expanded into real estate in 1967. Established as a small family business, the company has grown to include a qualified staff of professional realtors and auctioneers, serving clients from offices in East Springfield and Steubenville. Give them a call at 740-266-2246!
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