Bad news, folks.
Just when you thought it was safe to take this job and, you know, a major scientific commission is warning that early retirement can cause Alzheimer’s—or at least serious cognitive decline.
Sorry, FIRE fans.
This gloomy news appears in an otherwise upbeat major new report on dementia research, conducted by a blue-ribbon global scientific panel, and published in the renowned British medical journal The Lancet.
“[A] 12-year study of 1658 people found older retirement age but not number of years working was associated with lower dementia risk,” the Lancet…