Sunday 3 September 2017 06.00 BST
It is now known that working for longer may help you live longer. This may not sound all that appealing, but staying in the workplace for just one year more than another retired and healthy counterpart has been shown to be associated with an 11% lower risk of death from all causes. But perhaps there’s another way to gain these extra years without commuting for any longer than necessary.
The people of Japan know this intuitively, which is one of the key reasons they have the longest life expectancy in the world.