Boost for over-50s
- Apply for AARP's 'Best Employers' for older workers award. // AHA News;11/24/2008, Vol. 43 Issue 24, p2
The article calls for hospitals and health systems to apply for the 2009 Best Employers for Workers Over 50 award of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).
- State employment initiatives. // Aging;Feb/Mar84, Issue 351, p2
Unemployment among older Americans is now the highest since the government began measuring joblessness after World War II. More than 770,000 Americans 55 and older are out of work. Do older people want to work? Here are the programs: the Title V Senior Community Service Employment Program; the...
- Employer concerns with hiring older workers. // Aging;Feb/Mar84, Issue 351, p23
Managers are concerned with the costs of hiring older workers--afraid these will outweigh the benefits. Other concerns discussed: productivity, weaker health, adaptability, interest in work, competing employment needs.
- New roles for older workers. // Aging;Feb/Mar84, Issue 351, p11
In the year 2000, a slow process of increasing the retirement age from 65 to 67 will begin. Those contemplating early retirement under Social Security can expect sharply decreased benefits--an effort to induce people to work longer. This strategy will require changes in workplace policies and...
- Jobs and the over-50 person. // Aging;Feb/Mar84, Issue 351, p8
If your hair is gray, an employer today thinks your brain is not capable of thinking anymore. But, obviously, such is not the case. Meet Phyllis Worne, director of Worne & Associates Inc, an employment service in Medford, N.J. for people 50 years and older.
- Work after retirement. // Aging;Feb/Mar84, Issue 351, p2
According to a 1981 Harris Poll, a clear majority of older Americans prefer to continue working, at least part-time. They bring to the job market a lifetime of experience--experience in living, in relationships and a knowledge of a job and the skill to do that job. When an older person finds...
- Planning for an aging workforce. // Aging;Feb/Mar84, Issue 351, p4
Today more than 20% of the U.S. population is 55 or older, compared with less than 10% at the beginning of the century. This trend will peak dramatically. By 2010, 25% is projected to be at least 55 years old. We can and must begin to prepare new: priorities of an aging society are discussed;...
- Programs for older workers. // Aging;1985, Issue 354, p12
The National Older Workers Information System is a computerized data collection of 369 examples of innovative work options, company practices and training opportunities that can be helpful for older workers.
- Layoffs and the older worker. Fritz, B.D. // Aging;1990, Issue 360, p34
Discusses discrimination of older employees because of their age. Proof of an employer's intent to discriminate; Salary savings to the employer and its discrimination; How to assess the layoff.
- Study finds new ways to recruit older volunteers. // Aging;1990, Issue 360, p44
Reports on a study by the Center for the Study of Development and Aging, University of Detroit. This study found new ways to recruit elderly volunteers.