Do compression stockings work? Yes it works! This is especially so as we are up on feet most of the day. Our bodies are always subject to the pull of gravity being inhabitants of this planet we call earth.
Even for the ill and elderly population, it is even more important that circulation on the lower extremities is good. When this is not so, we see these people with swollen, puffy and even painful, stiff ankles. If it becomes chronic, degeneration of the joint itself is even more eminent as the risk is heightened.
As the wise George Foreman is known to quote, "The question isn't at what age I want to retire; it's at what income.'"
There are questions that plague us all. "At what age can I afford to stop working?", "How much do I need to retire comfortably?", "When I retire, how long will my money last?", "Will I live long enough to be able to enjoy my retirement?", "Do I need to keep on working when I reach retirement age?".