Lynn Says

Many Americans try retirement, then change their minds

(A portion of an article by Paula Span of the New York Times.)

Sue Ellen King had circled her retirement date on the calendar: March 8, 2015.

She had worked as a critical care nurse and nursing educator at University of Florida Health (UF Health) in Jacksonville, Florida, for 38 years; co-workers joked that she was there when the hospital's foundation was laid, which happened to be true. So the send-offs went on for days – parties in the units where she had worked, a dinner in her honor, gifts including a framed photo signed by colleagues.

King felt ready. She'd turned 66, her full Social Secu...


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