Manuel "Manny" Aguirre, 80, has been mixing cocktails at Musso and Frank Grill in Los Angeles for more than two decades. He works part time and could retire — but he doesn't want to. Courtesy of Musso and Frank Grill hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Musso and Frank Grill

Thinking Of Retiring? Consider Your Health

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/293727317/294385270" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Man signing a contract in his attorney's office. Lisa F. Young/iStockPhoto hide caption

toggle caption Lisa F. Young/iStockPhoto

With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/291136301/291172182" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Why Older Adults Have A Hard Time Letting Their Stuff Go

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/288492900/288492901" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Failures in ordinary care are causing widespread harm that's sometimes serious, inspectors say. iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption iStockphoto

A Third Of Nursing Home Patients Harmed By Their Treatment

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/286261742/286387622" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The fastest-growing part of the online dating market is people over 50, according the CEO of the Match Group. Carmen Winant/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Carmen Winant/Getty Images

ISO Romance: Dating Sites Help Older Singles

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/282589142/282589143" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The divorce rate for Americans over 50 doubled between 1990 and 2010. Alexander Abramov/iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption Alexander Abramov/iStockphoto

Older Americans' Breakups Are Causing A 'Graying' Divorce Trend

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/282105022/282123692" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Brain Training Results In Older Adults Can Last For Years

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/262946906/262946907" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Financial Benefits Of A College Degree Accumulate

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/260119063/260119069" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Snowstorm Leave Parts Of Midwest, Northeast And Canada Powerless

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/257137833/257160214" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Law Schools See Drop In First-Year Students

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/255185877/255185878" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Will Seniors Leave Republicans Out To Dry In 2014?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/249695587/249681402" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Homeless Population Shrinks Again, But Unevenly

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/246590178/246609267" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pansy Greene, 73, is in the early stages of Alzheimer's. She and her husband, Winston, have been married for 57 years. She says her secret to maintaining a normal life is to stay active and positive. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

toggle caption David P. Gilkey/NPR

Despite Early Stages, Alzheimer's Affects Couple's Big Picture

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/245467522/245584031" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Gilroy Hain's only source of income is the $1,500 a month he receives from Social Security. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Ina Jaffe/NPR

When 'Fixed Income' Means Getting By On Social Security

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/236305692/242028439" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
iStockphoto.com

Arguments Over Social Security Pit Old Vs. Young

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/241722361/241782587" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript