The Current News and Research in Aging & Work Feed informs members of the Sloan Research Network community about recent news in the popular media (newspapers, magazines, web postings, radio/TV) as well as recent scholarship in academic publications and reports. Job postings, conferences/events, Call for Papers and other items of interest to the Sloan Research Network community are also included.  Sloan Research Network members can receive a weekly email with updates from the Current News and Research in Aging & Work Feed.

Found 162 Results
Page 1 of 17

More People are Alive over 65 than under Five: It’s Time to Rethink Old Age


We’re living longer and staying healthier than at any time in history. What’s really lagging is how we feel about it.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/33V5QI3

December 5, 2019

Read more


Read more


A Multigenerational Workforce is a Stronger Workforce


…how to better train, then integrate older adults into the workforce, and the value to everyone — employers, workers, and co-workers — of a multigenerational workplace.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2Lrty8i

Read more


We Need a Major Redesign of Life


It’s time to get serious about a major redesign of life. Thirty years were added to average life expectancy in the 20th century, and rather than imagine the scores of ways we could use these years to improve quality of life, we tacked them all on at the end. Only old age got longer.

Resource URL: https://wapo.st/2r4HKwT

December 1, 2019

Read more


New Voices Seeking to Lead Change in an Older, More Diverse Society


These 21 leaders believe they can be part of improving the way our society responds to changing demographics.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2R8kJUD

Read more


How Long Can We Work? (episode 4)


One of the warning signs of the oncoming retirement crisis is that people are often told they can make up for a lack of retirement savings by working longer.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2QJ3TeD

November 23, 2019

Read more


Older Workers Will Be More Vulnerable In the Next Recession


The prospect of a recession carries substantial risks for older workers.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2s4tAvV

Read more


How to Land that Late-Life Job: Tips from a Nonprofit Executive


In the past decade, I’ve talked with hundreds of people looking to make a midlife career transi­tion. I’ve thought about what worked for me and learned what worked for others.

Read more


70 Is the New 65, Government Statisticians Say, Thanks to Delay in Onset of Ill Health


According to official data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today, general improvements in health and life expectancy are the reasons why people are living longer and so social attitudes should be adjusted accordingly.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2KGc3kf

November 20, 2019

Read more


Age-diversity and Finding our ‘Groove Thang’ as we Age


Age-diversity could be seen as our collective superpower, if we’d only become more aware of its [hidden] potential.

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

November 18, 2019

Read more


Page 1 of 17