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Aging Workforce News A news site and blog tracking developments, tools, and resources for managing older workers and boomers in the workplace.

The New Old Age Adults over age 80 are the fastest growing segment of the population, and most will spend years dependent on others for the most basic needs. That burden falls to their baby boomer children.

Spotlight on Statistics Workers age 65 and over are changing the face of the American workplace. This Spotlight on Statistics tells you how, using charts and audio.

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over.

AARP SmartBrief is a summary of news articles and academic journal articles pertaining to people age 50 and over.

National Institute on Aging
The National Institute of Health leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

Health and Safety Needs Older Workers A book by David H. Wegman, James McGee, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers, Institute of Medicine (U.S.)

Articles and Reports

Bridges K, D Cicero. 2007.
Preparing for an Aging Workforce: A Focus on New York Businesses.
AARP Knowledge Management.

Ernst & Young. 2007.
2007 Aging U.S. Workforce Survey:
Challenges and Responses - An Ongoing Review

Gladwell M. 2006.
The Risk Pool: What's behind Ireland's economic miracle-and G.M.'s financial crisis?
The New Yorker

Greenhouse S. 2008.
Working Longer as Jobs Contract.
The New York Times

He W, M Sengupta, VA Velkoff, K A DeBarros. 2005.
65+ in the United States.
U.S. Census Bureau

King M. 2008.
Companies find ways to retain expertise of older workers.
The Seattle Times

Korkki P. 2008.
Turning 65? Maybe It's Not Time to Quit.
The New York Times

Lohr S. 2008.
For a Good Retirement, Find Work. Good Luck.
The New York Times

Moriarty M. 2008.
Workplace Coach: Tips for boomers who are seeking work.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Moriarty M. 2008.
Workplace Coach: Boomers who need work will find their experience welcomed.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

McCormally K, J Andersson. 2008.
Boomers Working Into Retirement.
The Washington Post & Newsweek Interactive.

Reeves S. 2008.
An Aging Workforce's Effect On U.S. Employers.

Rolph A. 2008.
Good pay, steady work, few takers as young people spurn the trades.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Rolph A. 2008.
State falling short on labor needs in trades, high tech.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer. NW Source

Silverstein M. 2007.
Will You Still Need Me When I'm 64? Designing the Age-Friendly Workplace.
EHS Today

Silverstein M, 2008.
Meeting the Challenges of an Aging Workforce.
The American Journal of Industrial Medicine. Volume 51, pages 269-280.

Trejos N, D Russell. 2008.
Working After Retirement.
The Washington Post

Walker D. 2007.
Older Workers - Some Best Practices and Strategies for Engaging and Retaining Older Workers.
United States Government Accountability Office Testimony before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

Funding and support for this project have been provided by the State of Washington, Department of Labor and Industries, Safe and Healthy Investments Project.

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