Retail workers in their 60s, 70s, and 80s say they’re worried about their health — but need the money

The number of retirement-age Americans working in retail has increased steadily since the 2008 recession as they look to make ends meet. Nearly one-quarter of retail workers are 55 or older, and 7 percent are over 65, according to Labor Department data, which means that the demographic most vulnerable to the coronavirus is increasingly on its front lines, selling groceries, medicine, and other necessities to the crowds of shoppers who raise their risks for infection. Read more at The Washington Post.