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Retirement? No thanks. In 'graying' Japan, these women are just getting started
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
In this sleepy, mountainous city, 85-year-old Yoshiko Zakoji starts her day with exercises before cooking rice and simmering vegetables for pre-ordered boxed lunches – as she has done for more than a decade. “I need to keep myself fit to continue my business,” says Ms. Zakoji, who owns a shop in Iida, located 110 miles west of Tokyo. read more


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