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Okay, even with a life expectancy of almost 20 years, how many would actually be employable? Part of the argument for not raising the retirement age is that it would shift many to SSDI.

I was just talking about the actual life expectancy...verifying the numbers. I did not take a stand on the raising the age for SS.

FWIW, I don't think the age for getting SS has anything to do with the age people should or should not retire. The age to retire is an individual decision.
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