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Fears mount over cliff edge end to working life

"The mental stimulation is also important. I don't want to be one of those people who goes down with something like Alzheimer's and though I am no qualified medic, from what I understand, the more active your mind the less likely you are to lose it.

"Quite a lot of our clients choose to work past normal retirement age, albeit often on reduced hours."

aamina.zafar@ft.com