Guy, false name 'Steven', know him, lawyer, retired two years, age 65 or 66, diagnosis: Alzheimer's.
Gal, false name 'Barb', know her, teacher, retired one year, age 65, diagnosis: Esophageal cancer.
Question. Would these illnesses have occurred at the exact time they did if an official retirement had not preceded them?
Is this like the heavy machinery operator of yore, who, upon his 30 year union-negotiated retirement, gets a massive heart attack three months out?