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May 14, 2019

What Unique Challenges Do People Who Love Their Work Face in Transitioning to Retirement? – Michelle Pannor Silver

In this episode we talk with Michelle Pannor Silver, of The University of Toronto, author of Retirement and Its Discontents: Why We Won’t Stop Working, Even if We Can.

Michelle shares what led her to research retirement and write her book; how identity can make retirement challenging for some people; and what factors influence the timing of when people in different professions tend to retire. We also discuss how ageism is costing organizations and societies across the world. We close with her recommendations, based on her research, on what people who are planning for retirement should keep top of mind.

For more on Michelle, please visit her website

Read Michelle’s book Retirement and Its Discontents

Commentary on her book:

University of Chicago Magazine Spring ’19: When what you do is no longer who you are

Times of London Literary Review

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