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  •  Agreed; One should also not make the mistake of (1+ / 0-)
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    mistaking a general trend as being the case for every individual.

    Many people have serious health problems in their 60's that may not take their lives but make it impossible for them to hold a 9-5 job. The odds of this happening to you are especially high if you have a physical job, like working in construction.

    And yes, part of the reason that small business is very reluctant to hire older workers is their high health care costs, which ends up hurting all of us.

    Fry, don't be a hero! It's not covered by our health plan!

    by elfling on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 03:19:09 PM PDT

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