How Not to Look Old on the Job

More boomers are working into their senior years, and who wants to look like the office geezer?

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Say what you want about the glories of growing old--the gaining of wisdom, the drooling of grandbabies, the half-off tickets to matinees of The Bucket List. When it comes to the physical manifestations of advanced years, though, there ain't no euphemizing the indignities. Knees go. Teeth crumble. Ear hairs sprout. Or as Charla Krupp, author of the new best seller How Not to Look Old, puts it, "Aging sucks."

It's worse for baby boomers, who must grow old in full view of their colleagues. AARP says 79% of boomers plan to work into the traditional retirement years--good news for employers facing...

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