Aspects of Retirement for Older Women

The report, Aspects of Retirement for Older Women, compares key characteristics of retirement for men and women including reasons for retiring, transitions to retirement, life satisfaction, the effect of the presence of a spouse or partner and financial security. The report presents new findings about differences in life in retirement for single and partnered women, as well as confirming existing findings, for example the importance of education and health as factors influencing retirement.

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