Employers can help workers have healthier retirement

Healthy retirement

Workplace interventions around the time of retirement may be an effective way to head off low levels of physical activity subsequently, according to a study. The authors find that retirement is typically associated with a decline in overall level of activity because falls in work-related activity are not compensated for by increases in household and recreational activity.

Laverty AA, Flint E. “Retirement and physical activity”, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, first published online 29 April 2014.

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