Brutal Job Search Reality for Older Americans Out of Work

Bit.ly/WorkAdventures | Despite a rosier jobs picture in April, for Americans ages 55 or older who have been unemployed long-term, the prospect of finding work is greatly limited. Economic correspondent Paul Solman explores why older workers face joblessness and considerable financial strain.

This video is part of our special interactive project, New Adventures for Older Workers: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/new-older-workers/chapter-1-rethinking-retirement