Retirement: An occupational transition with consequences for temporality, balance and meaning of occupations

@inproceedings{Jonsson2000RetirementAO,
  title={Retirement: An occupational transition with consequences for temporality, balance and meaning of occupations},
  author={Hans Jonsson and Lena Borell and Gaynor Sadlo},
  year={2000}
}
Abstract The aim of this study was to explore retirement as an occupational transition. Twenty‐nine participants aged 66 years were interviewed and the data analysed using a comparative qualitative method. The analysis showed that a new temporal structure developed where the participants were gliding into a slower rhythm. Some occupations also changed meaning when they were performed in the new circumstances of retirement. A common pattern in the transition was to go from one imbalance, where… CONTINUE READING

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