5 Reasons You Should Work as Long as You Live

industryviews / Shutterstock.com For workers whose jobs are physically demanding and mentally grueling, retirement can be the healthiest option for the golden years. But, increasingly, more of us are delaying full retirement and working full-time or part-time after age 65: The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2024 there will be more than 13 million working Americans age 65 and older.