The number of Americans 65 and older who continue to work has risen in the past decade. The unexpected rise can be traced to a variety of factors, including shell-shocked retirement accounts, falling interest rates on savings tools, fewer company pension plans, and the inability to save.

Many of these people have raced to take part-time employment, and baseball spring-training facilities are a prime example. There were seniors selling tickets, programs, hot dogs and popcorn, plus acting as ushers and parking lot directors in nearly all of the recently completed Cactus and Grapefruit League games.

Show Comments Hide Comments

Comments

Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
Success!
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top