Quick, think. When someone says “remote worker” what’s the stereotype that comes to mind? A 20-something surrounded by a mountain of Apple screens in an over-priced San Fran studio? A 30-something in a Sprinter van tapping a laptop and buffing a surfboard? Well, how about a 60-something with more space and gear than those youngsters combined?
All kidding aside, Boomers getting close to traditional retirement age are realizing that their skills and expertise remain in demand, and they want to keep working. Here’s some information about the why, and—if you’re thinking about extending your career past retirement—the how.