As the Valley’s population ages, some seniors are finding themselves working far past retirement age. Reasons vary from financial necessity to simply enjoying the social aspects the workplace offers. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth checked in with a couple of local seniors to find out what’s kept them in the workforce.
Rich Burge has been working since he was a boy. The 75-year-old property manager said he’ll do it until he can’t anymore.
“I’ve joked that someday they’ll find me face down in one of my homes I take care,” Burge said.