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This research aims to study 1) the attitude of extending life expectancy, 2) the factors affecting the decision to work after retirement, 3) the problems and obstacles of labor to the predictions in working after retirement. The study was conducted by employing 330 government workers aged 50-60 years in Suratthani province. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. Statistics used in data analysis were frequency and percentage, mean, standard deviation, logit regression. The study indicated that attitude extended operating life, most seniors can improve function effectively if it has been training with the average of 4.25.Factors that influence the decision to work after retirement are that the health of the workforce is inversely related to the decision to work at a significant level of 0.05.The income factor, the debt variable, varies significantly at the 0.01 significance level. Labor problems and barriers to work-related retirement predictions are the most inelastic working time, with the average of 4.25 at the highest level. Extension of the workplace approach states should set policies to assist workers in terms of health, income and time flexibility.
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