Life After Work: Flying South For The Winter

Joyce Thompson, 58, loves the weather in Tucson, Ariz. She would love to stay there year-round, but most of her extended family lives in Saltville, Va., where she grew up, and she's determined to spend at least three months a year there with her mother. What Thompson, a career nurse, needed--and found--was a job that would let her split her time between the two cities.

It turns out that Thompson's employer, Carondelet Health Network, offers what many believe will become, as the population ages, the hottest thing in job benefits since the 401(k): seamless employment in two or more places.

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