What makes an employer age-friendly?
Here is what you, our readers and reviewers, had to say about age-friendly employers.
The Latest Craze In Senior Living Is...Tiny Homes?
Instead of fixed abodes or aging in place, these intrepid older adults are downsizing and going mobile with the creative, entrancing, and fairy-tale-like tiny homes.
Crowd-sourcing Set To Accelerate Age Friendly Movement
“We need engagement from the bottom in addition to action from the top,” the World Health Organization’s Dr. John Beard tells Age Friendly Advisor.
Can Employers Ask How Old You Are?
Would it be illegal if a recruiter asked, "How old are you?" If you are like the majority of age 50+ job seekers, I'll wager you answered with a confident "yes." The real answer may surprise you...
What Loss Looks Like During Covid
Have you lost a loved one during covid and struggled to find ways to grieve while separated from family? Like tens of thousands of older Americans, Jeanne has found herself in the challenging position of navigating the processes of grieving and adapting to life on her own within the unique constraints of the covid world.
How To Help Your Local Older Adults During Coronavirus
Here's a brief list of ways to help the members of your community that may be more vulnerable to complications from SARS-CoV-2, as well as how you can help them deal with the social isolation that may come from necessary social distancing measures.
Older Worker Stereotypes — And Why They're Wrong
Older worker stereotypes aren't just unhelpful, they're flat out wrong. This in-depth, research-oriented view proves exactly how the standard thinking around an older workforce is flawed and how older workers add substantial productivity.
Hopping On The Wave Of Pandemic Minimalism
Out of desire or necessity, many older adults have turned quarantine into an opportunity for scaling back spending and cleaning out the closets. Minimalism has long been a popular strategy for an earlier, healthier retirement—but now, many have found it is more worthwhile than ever.
An Innovation Framework for Age Friendly Cities
As cities take on disruptive challenges, in particular harnessing technological disruptions and managing aging populations, this note suggests a five-stage framework to guide cities along their innovation journey.
Survey Results: Ageism Still Abounds
Last month, we asked for your input on a survey about ageism. Thanks to your thoughtful responses, we were able to collect and analyze data on what ageism looks like for those experiencing it firsthand.