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Successful Aging: The ‘encore’ career can provide purpose, passion and a paycheck

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Retirees are part of that talent pool. Longer life expectancy combined with retirees’ experience, skills and drive provides the perfect opportunity for encore careers to flourish.The interest is high. A survey by the MetLife Foundation and found half of those 44 to 70 years old want encore careers. Additionally, 9 million Americans in that same age group currently are in an encore career, with 31 million expressing interest in pursuing one.

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