The Baby Boomer generation is expected to live longer than any other generation that preceded them. And with the current state of the economy and the possibility of a future without pensions and social security to fall back on, more and more of them are putting off retirement.
But maybe it's not such a bad thing.
In his new book, called "Unretirement," Chris Farrell argues that work has always been an essential part of our community, and that putting off retirement can be a good thing for everyone.
Click the media player above to hear Chris Farrell in conversation with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio.