An aging population also poses opportunities for retirement careers

Source: Kerry Hannon - The N.Y. Times (Paid Registration)

As the population ages, jobs like massage therapist and others like senior fitness trainers, dietitians and nutritionists, personal assistants, handymen, drivers and caterers who prepare meals for shut-ins are on the upswing.

By 2050, according to the Pew Research Center projections, the nation’s population of people 65 and older is expected to slightly more than double, to 86 million from 41 million in 2010. This aging population is spurring new fields and job openings for those in their 50s to 70s to care for those who are 80 and older.

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