Over Half of Unemployed Older Workers at Risk of Involuntary Retirement

Several indicators show 2.9 million older workers who exited the labor force are unlikely to return.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3a7nSvl

August 7, 2020

Read more

Read more

Aging Workers Need Stronger Defense, Not Steeper Discounts

The initial shock of the coronavirus and mass unemployment crisis is beginning to wear off. It is being replaced by a deepening sense of threat and dread among the tens of millions of aging workers and retirees who were already facing age discrimination in the workplace and a decade or more of unsustainable retirements.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2BqhNgG

July 22, 2020

Read more

The New Social Contract: Age-Friendly Employers

The New Social Contract: Age-Friendly Employers explores the vital role of employers in helping workers successfully navigate their working lives and prepare for retirement, a role that has become even more crucial and precarious amid the pandemic.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3h0Jw6I

July 15, 2020

Read more

How is the Pandemic Impacting Retirement Timelines?

Many older workers are telling pollsters that they will need to work longer due to the economic crisis. But for many, that will be no more than wishful thinking, I suspect.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2ND3Ga3

July 9, 2020

Read more

Growth of Working-Age Adults Hasn’t Kept Up With Graying America

Those over 65 jumped 34% in the latest Census compared with 2010 and the number of U.S. centenarians almost doubled to 100,000.

Resource URL: https://bloom.bg/2YJBYPx

July 5, 2020

Read more

A Pandemic Problem for Older Workers: Will They Have to Retire Sooner?

They face particular challenges brought on by Covid-19 — issues, experts say, that could lead to retirement earlier than planned.

Resource URL: https://nyti.ms/2Ad6cAP

Read more

Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism

This open access book provides a comprehensive perspective on current developments in the field of ageism

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2Bqjx93

June 19, 2020

Read more

The COVID-19 Crisis Reveals the Need to Let Eligible Workers and Retirees Take Partial Social Security Benefits

Even if the COVID-19 crisis had not swelled the number of older workers and retirees in need of greater flexibility, Congress could make this convoluted system of actuarial adjustments salient and transparent for millions of current and future Social Security beneficiaries.

Resource URL: https://urbn.is/2YyU7Ov

Read more

As Unemployment Surges, Older Workers Need More Help

Unlike previous recessions, this pandemic-led downturn has hit older workers especially hard and will likely create long-term employment challenges for them.

Resource URL: https://urbn.is/37elm53

June 14, 2020

Read more