As the country’s workforce ages, the changing labor market must address unique challenges as well as surprising opportunities. This book provides valuable insights into the challenges facing older workers in the contemporary workplace as well as offering perspectives on the demands presently being placed on employers to adapt to and accommodate the needs of these workers. The book focuses on the analysis of current trends in older workers, work, family, and personal life issues, and ways to transform today’s workplace to value older workers.
It offers practitioners the opportunity to grasp the current situation for older workers by presenting the latest research. This resource provides professionals with best practices and innovative approaches to support aging employees. The volume is extensively referenced and contains several tables to clearly present data.
This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health.