Job loss, retirement and the mental health of older Americans.

  title={Job loss, retirement and the mental health of older Americans.},
  author={Bidisha Mandal and Brian E Roe},
  journal={The journal of mental health policy and economics},
  volume={11 4},
BACKGROUND Millions of older individuals cope with physical limitations, cognitive changes, and various losses such as bereavement that are commonly associated with aging. Given increased vulnerability to various health problems during aging, work displacement might exacerbate these due to additional distress and to possible changes in medical coverage. Older Americans are of increasing interest to researchers and policymakers due to the sheer size of the Baby Boom cohort, which is approaching… CONTINUE READING