Future of Ageing 2021: Reimagining Ageing in a Changing World


Through Future of Ageing 2021, we will explore how government, business and individuals need to plan for the future of ageing and how we instil fresh thinking into well-worn debates. We want to recalibrate and reimagine ageing in light of new norms around what it’s like to age.

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June 2, 2021

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20 Years After its Adoption, the EU Employment Directive Still Leaves Older Workers Behind


Active ageing and flexible retirement policies applied across the EU aim to encourage and support longer working lives. But European and national courts still seem to reflect biased and outdated views of the life course and of older people’s abilities to work and do not equally protect our human rights when we are older.

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May 26, 2021

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Online Symposium – Older Women and the Australian Workplace: What Do They Want and What Do They Think of Their Jobs


Most women like their jobs and view their working environments as benign, but the findings also highlight the problematical nature of devising effective public policy and advocacy for ‘older workers’.

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May 4, 2021

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Gender Differences in Retirement Behavior: How Family, Work, and Pension Regime Explain Retirement in Chile


Employing data from the Longitudinal Social Protection Survey (LSPS), we conduct survival analyses to (a) estimate differences in the risk of retirement between men and women, and to (b) investigate how the decision of retirement is influenced by family, work/socioeconomic factors, and pension regimes.

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April 21, 2021

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Pandemic Seen as Job Creator as Millions of Americans Speed up Retirement


More than 3.1 million Americans age 55 or older plan to apply for Social Security benefits earlier than they once thought because of the pandemic, according to the Census Bureau.

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Will Older Adults Return to the Workforce?


Combined, the drop in labor-force participation and the increase in unemployment reduced the share of adults age 65 and older with a job 12.9 percent from February 2020 to February 2021. Employment-to-population ratios fell barely half as much at younger ages.

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April 17, 2021

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Unemployment at 50+: Economic and Psychosocial Consequences


Social Exclusion in Later Life — This open access book provides a comprehensive analysis of social exclusion of older people. In this chapter, we draw attention to the latent functions of work and the psychosocial consequences of job loss in later life.

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April 1, 2021

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Pandemic’s Toll – Older Workers and Economic Insecurity: What Should Congress Do?


The panelists, along with the moderator, Ken Stern, Chair of the Longevity Project, will explore the need for policy change to answer the demand for expanded training programs for older adults and how Congress will be instrumental in developing private and public partnerships to support older workers.

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March 17, 2021

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The Effect of Employment on the Subjective Well-being of 60–80 Years Old People


The current study investigates the association of employment at older age (60–80 years ) with the cognitive component of subjective well-being (SWB): life satisfaction.

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March 3, 2021

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Retiring Women: Work and Post-work Transitions


This book is innovative in that it will examine constellations of factors that disadvantage or advantage women’s career and retirement trajectories against a backdrop of public policy efforts to extend working lives.

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February 26, 2021

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