Describes change in age distribution of U.S. population projected to occur between 2005 and 2025, and summarizes data on participation of older workers in the labor force. Discusses employment trends, retirement income, and social security retirement benefits among workers 55 and older; and addresses recent proposals to promote "phased retirement". Includes tables.
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