‘It’s Never too Late’: Entrepreneurial Spirit Drives Older Women


For some, starting a business later in life is a matter of financial necessity. …women 65 and older are more likely to do so because they’ve lost a job or need more income. More than 28% of those surveyed said they became entrepreneurs because they had to.

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January 15, 2021

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Factors Related to Workplace Well-Being: Occupational Health and Safety of Older Workers in Hong Kong


This study aims to gain a better understanding of the experiences, needs, and definitions of older workers in Hong Kong. It helps to draw attention to issues of occupational safety and health (OSH) risks and help identifying and promoting strategies and interventions for effectively supporting the ageing workforce in the workplace.

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January 6, 2021

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Happy at a Price: Employment Challenges, Life Satisfaction, and Lifestyle Benefits among Older Individuals in Rural Communities in Canada and Ireland


In this paper, we analyze individuals in rural communities within Ireland and two regions in Canada (Newfoundland and Ontario) to explore the relationship between employment, lifestyles and life satisfaction.

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December 19, 2020

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Opinion: What is the Secret to Aging Well?


Intergenerational connection could be a defining feature of American resilience.

December 9, 2020

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Intersectionality and the Life Course


It is axiomatic that the life course perspective is fundamental to understanding unequal ageing.

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November 30, 2020

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Longevity Project 2020 Century Summit


The Century Summit will bring together leaders in business, media, policy and research to discuss the implications of the 100-year life.

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A Roundup of Business Startup Programs for People 50+


Older Americans eyeing entrepreneurship, perhaps in response to a layoff or an early retirement package, are seeking courses and programs to learn business skills and explore the possibility of being their own boss.

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November 27, 2020

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What It Takes to Make Yourself ‘Forever Employable’


Forever? Really? Even for people 50+ who routinely encounter — or suspect — age discrimination when looking for work or trying to hang onto their jobs? Even in a pandemic?

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November 6, 2020

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Why Science Labs Love Older Scientists


Many older scientists stay on the job for reasons ranging from greater flexibility to do their work, ongoing funding for research projects and just an inherent love of science.

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October 30, 2020

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