2/25/2013 – Health effects of retirement have proved hard for researchers to assess

When people stop working, everything about their weekday schedule changes. Their lives may move more slowly and be more relaxed. Losing work-related stress may come as a huge relief — and be good for your health. But losing your everyday movement and social interaction can also harm your health.

So what is likely to happen to you? The scientific studies on the health effects of retirement are mixed, even contradictory.

Read the full article at The Washington Post.