As we all know, staying mentally active has been shown to help our cognitive skills. Many seniors keep their minds engaged through working at a job, but good jobs have become increasingly scarce in our current economy. There is good news on the job front for senior females. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics expects there to be about twice an many women 65 years and older in the job market in 2018 than there was in 2008. Slightly over half of these senior women who are working today do so more from the enjoyment they receive from working than for financial reasons.