First name: Gabriel
Children: 2 children
Highest school level: College/University degree
Social background: 61 years old still working full time 5 days a week. Healthwise doing fine but would like to maybe not retire but slow down and work maybe 4 or 3 days a week in a few years time to have some more time to myself.
Career: Library Technician. Have worked at State Library of NSW for the past 34 years.
Retirement plans: Do not plan to retire
Describe typical day: sleep in eat drink coffee read walk listen to music go out to restaurant or live music. Watch old movies.
Look forward to retirement: Yes
Travel and enjoy free time. Read, watch old movies, listen to and go to see live music etc.
Hobbies: Nothing specific just reading music (play guitar a little bit) and going for long walks.
Continue to work: Partially
Encounter ageism: OK I work in a library.
Live near family: No
Advice for others: Think of what you want to do with all that spare time and no steady income.