In the News Archive
13 July 2014—Sloan Center on Aging & Work is quoted on www.puertomorelosrestaurant.com about the impact of workplace flexibility on employers and employees.
10 July 2014—Center is mentioned on www.nextavenue.org.
10 July 2014—Center is mentioned on www.arundelvoice.com.
8 July 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, Center's Research Fellow is mentioned on www.loanmarketplace.info.
8 July 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the center is mentioned on www.stltoday.com.
7 July 2014—Center is mentioned on www.severnaparkvoice.com.
3 July 2014—Center's research is mentioned on www.bankrate.com.
How Levels of Engagement in Work, Volunteering & Caregiving Affect Well-Being | InvestigAge, Institute on Aging
2 July 2014—A recent paper by Christina Matz-Costa, Elyssa Besen, and Jacquelyn James was highlighted in the issue of InvestigAge.
1 July 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist is mentioned on recruiter.com by Keith Riffin.
1 July 2014—Elizabeth Fideler is mentioned on weknownext.com by Joe Coombs, a workplace trends and forecasting specialist in the Research Department at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
27 June 2014—Stephen Sweet, a visiting scholar at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College is mentioned by Ithaca College News.
25 June 2014—Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College is mentioned on atimesolutions.com.
25 June 2014—Stephen Sweet, a sociologist at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College is mentioned on thelowdownblog.com by Jonathan Low.
25 June 2014—Sloan Center on Aging & Work is mentioned on http://www.boomercafe.com.
20 June 2014—Stephen Sweet, Sloan Center's research fellow is mentioned on Care.com.
19 June 2014—Center's study is mentioned on fedweek.com.
19 June 2014—Center's study is mentioned on maxwellmanagementgroup.com.
16 June 2014—Center is mentioned on www.nextavenue.org.
16 June 2014—Center's study is mentioned on www.forbes.com by Richard Harris, Next Avenue Contributor.
15 June 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, Center's research fellow is mentioned on lawprofessors.typepad.com.
13 June 2014—Center's Workplace Flexibility study is mentioned on smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com.
13 June 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, Center Research Fellow is mentioned on wealthmanagement.com.
11 June 2014—Center's study is mentioned on finance.yahoo.com.
05 June 2014—Center's research is mentioned on www.bloomberg.com.
05 June 2014—Christina Matz-Costa, senior research associate at the Center is quoted on www.hrvoice.org.
03 June 2014—Entrepreneurship and the Older Worker, Center's Fact Sheet is quoted on www.aei.org.
02 June 2014—Center's research and Marcie, Center's Director are mentioned on blog.hreonline.com by Kristen Frasch .
30 May 2014—Center's research is mentioned on www.pnwb2bcfo.com by Dan Jackson.
27 May 2014—Center's research is mentioned on www.odesk.com.
26 May 2014—Center's research is mentioned on anthonyharrell.hubpages.com.
24 May 2014—Jacquelyn James, Center's co-director of research is mentioned on animalspirits.journalism.cuny.edu by Steven Trader.
24 May 2014—Jacquelyn James, Center's co-director of research is mentioned on post-gazette.com.
21 May 2014—Center's research is mentioned on 2020workforce.com.
Companies tightening up on flexible work options, report finds | Bizwomen, San Francisco Business Times
21 May 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the center and Center's research is mentioned on www.bizjournals.com.
21 May 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the center and Center's research were mentioned on http://time.com.
20 May 2014—Stephen Sweet was mentioned on http://www.veooz.com/news/jHCPra4.html.
20 May 2014—Stephen Sweet was mentioned on blog.hreonline.com.
19 May 2014—Stephen Sweet was mentioned on www.nytimes.com.
16 May 2014—Jacquelyn James, co-director of research of the center was mentioned on thefiscaltimes.com.
15 May 2014—Jacquelyn James, co-director of research of the center was mentioned on www.today.com.
14 May 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the center and Center's research were mentioned on http://www.nytimes.com.
13 May 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on political-conservatives.blogspot.com.
7 May 2014—Center's research was mentioned on www.pressrepublican.com.
6 May 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's Director was mentioned on www.asaging.org.
2 May 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's Research Economist was mentioned on news.investors.com.
2 May 2014—Center's research was mentioned on www.bizjournals.com.
1 May 2014—Center's research was mentioned on albertaventure.com.
28 April 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on allenkfitzhugh.wordpress.com.
27 April 2014—Center's survey was mentioned on zestnow.com.
25 April 2014—Dr. Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Sloan Center Director was mentioned on nextavenue.org.
24 April 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned on msn.careerbuilder.com.
22 April 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's Research Economist was mentioned on unshred.blogspot.com.
21 April 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's Research Economist was mentioned on www.firstcoastnews.com.
15 April 2014—Sloan Center's survey was mentioned on encoretampabay.com.
14 April 2014—Sloan Center's report was mentioned on www.benzcommunications.com.
Pensions Are Slated to Bankrupt in 30 Years: How Will Retirement Look in the Future? | Financial Juneteenth
13 April 2014—Sloan Center's report was mentioned on financialjuneteenth.com.
10 April 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on tampabay.com.
10 April 2014—Stephen Sweet, Center's research fellow talks with Steve Potisk on Market Watch.
9 April 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's research was mentioned on www.dementiatoday.com.
8 April 2014—Center's workplace flexibility research was mentioned on talentintelligence.com.
8 April 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on nbcnews.com.
7 April 2014—Jacquelyn James, Center's director or research was mentioned on workreimagined.aarp.org.
7 April 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's director and Center's research were mentioned on hreonline.com.
6 April 2014—Center's research was mentioned on conversations.wfmagazines.com.
2 April 2014—Jacquelyn James, Center's co-director of research was mentioned on ceridian blog.
2 April 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's director was mentioned on forbes.com.
1 April 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's director was mentioned on nextavenue.com.
1 April 2014—Jacquelyn James, co-director of the center was mentioned on sg.finance.yahoo.com.
1 April 2014—New book's author, Elizabeth Fideler, Center's research fellow and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's director were mentioned on ebookmeme.com.
31 March 2014—Mary Catherine Bateson, Center's Visiting Scholar was mentioned on Edge.
30 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, Center's director of research was mentioned on livemint.com.
28 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, Center's director of research was mentioned on marketplace.org.
28 March 2014—Center's new research about Workplace flexibility was mentioned on Investors.com.
27 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, co-director of research at the center was mentioned on www.careeradvisordaily.com.
27 March 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Center's research were mentioned on chronicle.
26 March 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Center's research were mentioned on dzone.com.
25 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahil was mentioned on http://www.examiner.com.
24 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, Center's director of research was mentioned on www.nytimes.com.
23 March 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center' s research economist was mentioned on www.dispatch.com
23 March 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, Center' s research fellow was mentioned on heraldtribune.com
22 March 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Center's new study about workplace flexibility were mentioned on medindia.net
20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on article.wn.com
New study shows workplace flexibility out of reach to most American workers | Business Leadership Management
20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on businessleadershipmanagement.wordpress.com
20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on firstpost.com
20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on adigaskell.org
20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on ehstoday.com
19 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on topnews.in
19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on www.newkerala.com
19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on skyprep.com
19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on dnaindia.com
19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on business-standard.com
19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on timesofindia.indiatimes.comM/a>
18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on pennstater.com
18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on phys.org
18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on diversitynowbyegloballearning.blogspot.com
18 March 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, a research fellow was quoted on kuow.org
18 March 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, a research fellow was quoted on www.npr.org
18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on science20.com
17 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on talentmgt.com
17 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was mention on online.wsj.com
17 March 2014—Center's research brief Through a Different Looking Glass: The Prism of Age was mentioned on dailynews.com
14 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was quoted on supermedia.com
13 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was quoted on sbwire.com
13 March 2014— Center's research fellow, Elizabeth Fideler was mentioned on forbes.com.
Sloan Center on Aging and Work Issues “Health and the Older Worker” Fact Sheet| National Academy of Elder Law Attoneys
12 March 2014— Center's fact sheet was mentioned on naela.iformz.net
12 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was quoted on national Funding.com.
11 March 2014— Center's research about older workers was mentioned on goldengirlfinance.com.
10 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, research economist at the center was quoted.
9 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, research economist at the center was quoted on abqjournal.com.
7 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, research economist at the center was quoted on http://www.nytimes.com.
2 March 2014— Jacquelyn James, co-director of research at the center was quoted in the article of Susan Johnson, contributor for staugustine.com, Living/Sunday Life
26 February 2014— Center's publication was mentioned on sosmd.org
21 February 2014— Center's research was mentioned on yourcityoffice.com
20 February 2014— Elizabeth Fideler, Center's research fellow was a guest speaker on awfradio.com
More saying 'no' to retirement, whether they need money or just love the work | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
20 February 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on post-gazette.com
19 February 2014—Jacquelyn James, co-director of research of the center was mentioned in Financial Post
16 February 2014— Elizabeth Fideler, Center's research fellow was mentioned on bostonglobe.com
13 February 2014— Center's research was mentioned on symmetra.com.au
5 February 2014—Center researchers were mentioned on workintelligent.ly
4 February 2014—Center research was mentioned on www.exertusjobs.co.uk
4 February 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Sloan Center research economist was mentioned on startribune.com
3 February 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Sloan Center research economist was mentioned in Hispanic Business news
31 January 2014—Sloan Center's study was mentioned on lindseymcdivitt.com
31 January 2014—Kevin Cahill, senior economist at the center was mentioned on states.aarp.org
Been a Long Time Coming: Social Entrepreneurship in Later Life (Sloan Center on Aging & Work) | longevity3.stanford.edu
31 January 2014—Sloan Center research is quoted by Stanford Center on Longvity
28 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned on aspanational.wordpress.com
28 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned in Huffingtonpost
27 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned in Beyond Today, Financial Perspectives for Life
24 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned by ActiveAdultsDelaware.com
23 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned on www.asaging.org
23 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned by MultiBriefs: Exclusive.
16 January 2014—Sloan Center research data was mentioned in Retriement & Fincancial Planning Report.
13 January 2014—Tay McNamara was quoted in the post of Marilyn Kennedy Melia, CTW Features regarding jobs in retirement.
10 January 2014—Presentation of Dr. Jacquelyn B. James, Center's co-director of research at Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting was picked up by APM's Marketplace Money.
9 January 2014—Sloan Center on Aging & Work was mentioned on Retirement & Financial Planning Report.
8 January 2014—Center's research: Age & Generations Study was mentioned on Business New Hampshire magazine edition January 2014.
6 January 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, Ph.D., Center's co-director of research was mentioned on APA new publication, January 2014, Vol 45, No. 1.
19 December 2013—The 60th anniversary Summit, “Tapping the Self-Reliant Power of Older Women,” will feature the latest knowledge and insights on women as influencers and consumers.
16 December 2013—Center research was mentioned on www.consumermojo.com
9 December 2013—Dr. Pitt-Catsouphes, director at Boston College’s Center on Aging and Work shared her thoughts about Employment Experiences of Today's Older Workers.
American Retirees (Seniors) Way of Working: In the Country of No Mandatory Retirement | nikkeibp.co.jp
19 November 2013—Dr. Pitt-Catsouphes, director at Boston College’s Center on Aging and Work is interviewed by Japan’s leading online business magazine “Nikkei BP” about American Retirees.
7 December 2013—Christina Matz-Costa was mentioned at www.platinumboomer.com
18 November 2013—Letter to the editor, The Wall Street Journal, written by Dr. Kevin E. Cahill, Research Economist at Boston College’s Center on Aging and Work
4 November 2013—Cahill, a research economist at Boston College’s Center on Aging and Work speaks on Morning Shift: The uncertainty of planning for retirement by WBEZ's WBEZ91.5, Chicago Public Media
16 October 2013—Mary Catherine Bateson, a visiting scholar at Boston College’s Center on Aging and Work speaks at the JFK Library at 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Thursday Oct. 24 on "What's Next: Wise Activism for the Future," sponsored by the UMass Boston Gerontology Institute and Eastern Mass OWL.
1 October 2013—Jacquelyn James, research director of the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College shares her opinion on retirement.
26 September 2013—Sloan Center's paper: IB20 Engaging The 21st Century Multi-Generational Workforce is cited.
Set For Life, Award-Winning Doc Premieres on Public Television in November 2013 | Overfifty and Out of Work
14 September 2013—Sloan Center on Aging & Work contributes to the production: "Over 50 and Out of Work" for Tree of Life Productions, LLC
5 September 2013—Sloan Center's research director, Jacquelyn James shares her thoughts about older workers with Allison, Linn, CNBC Digital.
2 September 2013—A report of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College was cited at patriotledger.com
The longer route: Letter carrier, 72, among growing number in U.S. working well past 65 | The Washington Post
30 August 2013—Kevin Cahill, research economist of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College shares his opinion on washingtonpost regarding retirement matter.
27 August 2013—Elizabeth Fideler of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College answered on Israel Radio "Goldstein on Gelt" with Douglas Goldstein
23 August 2013—Sloan Center's study is mentioned in the Aging Workers section
20 August 2013—Kevin Cahill, Sloan Center's research economist is mentioned on Bloomberg.com
30 July 2013—AGEnda, Center's blog on May 15 was cited in the news, business.time.com
13 July 2013—Center's study was mentioned in the news, businessinsider.com
30 June 2013—Center's director, Dr. Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes was mentioned in the news, bostonglobe.com
Feinstein, NSA’S top congressional defender, has built respect over decades of service | Washington Post
26 June 2013—Center's research fellow, Elizabeth Fideler was mentioned in the news, washingtonpost.com
10 June 2013—Jacquelyn Jame's blog "When Older Workers are Overlooked, It’s Employers Who Miss Out" was mentioned in the news
29 May 2013— A 2011 study by Stephen Sweet, Elyssa Besen and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes was mentioned by Workforce
19 May 2013— a media mention from Business Education, ft.com, about Job's satisfaction.
17 May 2013— a media mention from AARP, about Center's data about older workers.
16 May 2013— A Head-Scratching Retirement Study -- mentioned from the blog: Leaning Out. Why do women retire earlier than men? by Phyllis Moen, PhD
14 May 2013— "...if the employment opportunities exist, we shouldn’t be surprised to see similar trends with respect to part-time employment for U.S. retirees living abroad," said Kevin Cahill, an economist with the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College.
13 May 2013— "For a lot of people, they literally need to work. Work has also increasingly become connected with the sense of the meaning of life and the purpose of life," says Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College.
7 May 2013—The shortage of nurses, for example, has led hospitals to redesign layouts so that work stations are closer to patients, says Jacquelyn James of Boston College’s Sloan Center on Aging & Work.
23 April 2013—Jacquelyn James shares her ideas with Philip Moeller, US News
22 April 2013—Mary Catherine Bateson speak at Wichita State. Her second talk on Tuesday will be about Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson, daughter of Margaret Mead, to speak in Wichita | The Wichita Eager and kansas.com
21 April 2013—Mary Catherine Bateson, a visiting scholar at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College is the featured speaker at Wichita State University.
16 April 2013—A major factor forcing older people to reach for the plastic is loss of employment: one-fourth reported losing their jobs.
30 March 2013—The idea that boomers are crowding out younger workers persists partly because it makes intuitive sense, said Kevin Cahill, a research economist at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College.
25 March 2013—According to the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College, workers over 50 without jobs are called the "new unemployable."
23 March 2013—Research finds bias in hiring ... The "New Unemployables," a 2010 study by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, showed a similar trend....
17 March 2013—"Retirement is a process, as opposed to a one-time permanent event," Dr. Cahill said. "The process takes lots of different forms for older Americans."
15 March 2013—This shift to self-employment among older workers, says Kevin E. Cahill, a research economist with Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College, “has become a very important part of the retirement process.”
13 March 2013—“There’s no consensus on what retirement is anymore,” said Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College.
2 March 2013—The workforce is getting older, and companies will have to adapt, said Kevin Cahill, research economist at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College.
26 February 2013—Unemployed workers in their fifties are increasingly finding themselves stuck in limbo...Call them the "new unemployables," say researchers at Boston College.
8 February 2013—Elizabeth Fideler, a research fellow at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College gave thoughts about retirement on CBC News.
31 January 2013—Nearly Two-Thirds of Those Between 45 and 60 Plan Delays, a Steep Rise From Two Years Ago.
25 January 2013—By 2019, workers 55 and older will comprise 25 percent of the workforce.
22 January 2013—The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, another think tank, has analyzed the ways unemployed workers of all ages have tried to find new jobs.
22 January 2013—Kevin Cahill, Center's research economist is a guest speaker for Boston Public Radio
27 December 2012— The Biggest Employment Trend in the Past 100 Years
Silver-collar economy: Kalamazoo-area workers follow national trend in putting off retirement - www.mlive.com
23 December 2012— "I do think that a lot of people who are approaching later in life these days are thinking differently about the future of retirement," said Jacquelyn James, director of research at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College. "People are living longer, and how many years do you want to play golf?"
14 December 2012— Simply working for the sake of money did little to improve seniors' psychological, mental or physical states, but those who loved what they were doing enjoyed greater overall well-being.
19 November 2012— Seniors are increasingly choosing to work during the traditional retirement years
19 November 2012— Put a strategy in place to replace aging employees before they exit the construction workplace
13 November 2012— “Banks and insurance companies have been forward-thinking about the need to think about the aging workforce and what that means for their organizations,” said Jacquelyn B. James, director of research at Boston College’s Sloan Center on Aging and Work.
5 November 2012— A recent study unearths myriad ways to look at a person’s age. Consider this to drive engagement and performance.
Leadership Coaching: Cultivate Employee And Customer Loyalty To Grow Your Business - ezinearticles.com
26 October 2012— The recession indeed impacts employee engagement as indicated in a study conducted by Boston College's Sloan Center On Aging and Work.
23 October 2012— The 18th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo), the largest ergonomics event in the nation, will be held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Dec. 4 – 7, 2012.
22 October 2012—Banks and insurance companies have been forward-thinking about…the aging workforce and what that means for their organizations," says Jacquelyn B. James, director of research at Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging and Work.
12 October 2012—Dr. Pitt-Catsouphes participates in the CatholicTV: THIS IS THE DAY
9 October 2012—More companies are hiring people 65 and older because they believe they are reliable and productive, while the seniors themselves need – and want – to work. But is the trend squeezing out young people?
19 September 2012—In a recent post on the AGEnda blog and in the Huffington Post, Dr. Kevin Cahill addresses the viability and real economic assets of the Social Security Trust Fund.
10 September 2012—Osteoarthritis is certain to be a bigger workplace challenge in the next decade for two reasons: the entire baby boom generation reaching their 50s, 60s, and 70s, and the enormous increase in obesity over the last 35 years, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Center on Work and Aging at Boston College, told BNA.
7 September 2012—The Sloan Center for Aging & Work at Boston College regularly interviews groups of employees to better understand the impact of an aging population on workplace and societal roles.
5 September 2012—Kevin Cahill describes the three most common pillars of retirement income: Social Security, private pensions and individual savings. More »
5 September 2012—“Flexibility is the new normal,” said Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College. “It’s not that everybody’s doing it all the time, but this isn’t such a jarring concept.” More »
2 September 2012—Ageism also can make employees of every age feel less interested and complacent in their jobs, according to new research by Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College. More »
AARP: Boomers’ Retirement Concerns Not Being Addressed in Presidential Race—reversemortgagedaily.com
22 August 2012—The anxiety level experienced by the baby boom generation is high, according to a recent survey by AARP. .... More »
21 August 2012—According to Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging & Work, 40 percent of employers are worried about how the qualified worker shortage impacts their company's bottom line... More »
Kevin E. Cahill, Senior Economist, Discusses Retirement Income At Eurofound’s Workshop in Brussels—econw.com
17 August 2012—At Eurofound's "Income from Work after Retirement" expert workshop in Brussels, Belgium, Dr. Cahill addressed the retirement income landscape in the United States.. More »
24 July 2012—ECONorthwest, the largest economic consulting firm in the Pacific Northwest, is located in the Banner Bank building at Ninth and Bannock streets in Boise. More »
24 July 2012—A fascinating new book finds that female professionals in this age group are satisfied with their jobs and lives. More »
13 July 2012—As the first baby boomers arrive at the traditional retirement age of 65, senior services are in growing demand and in flux. More »
13 July 2012—Fideler, a research fellow at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, describes how women are choosing to continue working instead of retiring. More »
10 July 2012—WOMEN’S WORK: Four years ago, Elizabeth Fideler of Framingham was conducting education research when her grant ran out and the job ended. More »
28 June 2012—Jacquelyn B. James, PhD, Sharon McKechnie, PhD, and Elyssa Besen surveyed over 4,000 retail employees aged 18 to 94 about whether older workers are as likely to be promoted as younger workers; whether older workers are able to adapt to new technology; and so on. More »
Working Longer: Creating a 21st Century Workplace for the 21st Century Workforce—www.huffingtonpost.com
8 June 2012—According to the Boston College Center on Aging and Work, 40 percent of employers worry that the aging of the workforce will have negative or very negative impacts on their businesses. Many employers and employees worry about conflict between older and younger workers, who are often seen as in competition for the same jobs. More »
8 June 2012—Age discrimination lawsuits have been increasing over the last five years, and those are just the people who decide to take legal action. More »
7 June 2012—In a 2008 policy brief, the Center on Aging & Work at Boston College said lawmakers and policy makers should do more to help unemployed older workers because it could affect long-term economic growth. More »
1 June 2012—Increasing numbers of older adults are involved in care giving and financial support of their parents, spouses, adult children and grandchildren... more »
1 June 2012—Older workers offer many things that are unique and extremely valuable to employers, not least of which is a lifetime of experience. ... more »
21 May 2012—New research describes best practices for using the talent and experience of older workers
14 May 2012—The self-marketing expected of young up-and-comers becomes even more crucial for older workers.
4 May 2012—Changing economy gives seniors different options
2 May 2012—Some question whether older leaders can stay edgy and innovative in this digital age. But those doing just that say age is irrelevant.
27 April 2012—How do we create positive action from our demographic reality? Can we benefit from the growth of a mature work force?
23 April 2012—A report by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College points to wide-ranging flexible workplace options that can retain older workers, ...
13 April 2012—Education, engagement, and creativity produce happier and longer lives
9 April 2012—Some employees need to wait years longer than they’d planned to retire, while others retire only to return to work for either financial or personal reasons....
4 April 2012—Does your company offer flexible work options for older employees? Would you like to see more such options in your office? A new report could help your managers see the light.
2 April 2012—The recession may have slowed the pace at which older employees are leaving the workforce. But the brain drain remains a real threat.
30 March 2012—A 2011 study from the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College found that workers 40 and older are the most engaged and the most committed to their employers, while workers 50 and older are the most satisfied.
27 March 2012—After the recession thinned the ranks of employed New Yorkers, one group has emerged from the downturn with improved standing in the labor force—older workers.
23 March 2012—Many Canadians expect they will need to work past age 65. This is creating both challenges and opportunities,...
14 March 2012—Kevin Cahill, economist at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, points to the smaller number of workers following the boomers: “The demographics suggest employers will have no choice but to hire older workers.”...
13 March 2012—Few studies about labor force growth and change have captured the nation’s attention as did the Hudson Institute’s 1987 report, ...
12 March 2012—The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reports today that the economy added 227,000 new jobs in February, ...
22 February 2012—More Americans are working into their so-called golden years, and experts say a combination of economic factors will sustain this trend in the near future.
20 February 2012—The American workforce just keeps aging. Here’s one more signal that our working years are expanding before our very eyes.
17 February 2012—blog.aarp.org -- A new study from the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College reveals that older Americans who are highly engaged in caregiving have enhanced well-being. In fact, it rates right up there with paid work, education and training, and volunteering. The study measured levels of engagement in these four areas.
17 February 2012—Corporate flex-work programs -- often cited as a way for companies to hang onto midlife and boomer workers -- aren't as widespread as they appear, according to Stephen Sweet, a visiting scholar at Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging & Work.
10 February 2012—According to a recent study by Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging & Work. The center found that people age 50 and 64 who were involved in paid employment had significantly higher wellbeing scores than those who were not....
SCORE's Reputation #1 Reason Potential Entrepreneurs Seek Advice According to U.S. Small Business Administration—prnewswire.com
10 February 2012—According to a report by The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, self-employment among the working population increases substantially as workers approach traditional retirement age...
10 February 2012—Mature workers are an untapped labor resource that can help relieve critical skill shortages in a workplace,...
10 February 2012—In most workplaces, long-established norms hold that older workers manage younger workers. As the workforce becomes increasingly multigenerational, it's important to ask if violating these norms is disruptive to morale and productivity. Older workers don't like working for younger bosses. Right?..
3 February 2012—Retirement from a 20-year teaching career lasted five months for Joan Breen of Winneconne.
3 February 2012—When Frank Pascarelli was a senior at Hofstra University interviewing for a management job with Sears Roebuck, he was told he would receive such a substantial retirement package that he would never have to work a day over 55.
27 January 2012—When Frank Pascarelli was a senior at Hofstra University interviewing for a management job with Sears Roebuck, he was told he would receive such a substantial retirement package that he would never have to work a day over 55.
27 January 2012—Retirees who become deeply involved in their post-work activities tend to be more fulfilled, a new study finds.
27 January 2012—Baby Boomers are working past conventional retirement age, a trend fueled by the economy, improved health and a desire to stay engaged.
27 January 2012—We’ve been moving away from the notion of retirement as a carefree period of leisure for at least a couple decades. It started with the longevity revolution. Willfully fading away to irrelevance makes no sense when you realize that you have another 30 years.
25 January 2012—WHAT'S HAPPENING ABROAD? (Section V)—A new Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College study examines work experiences of employees across 11 countries.
20 January 2012—Generally, workers who described their supervisors as younger than them viewed their supervisors as less supportive as compared to workers who described their supervisors as older than them.
13 January 2012—Loreta Stampley spends her workdays talking to other senior citizens, not about grandchildren and travel plans but how to get a job that pays the bills.
13 January 2012—It's time for Wisconsin to face a stark reality: We are old and getting older. According to the Department of Administration's Demographic Services Center, the state's median age (37.6) is older than the national average (36.4), and our 65-plus age group will grow dramatically as the baby boomers...
6 January 2012—Sitting in the waiting room on the fourth floor of the New York Department of Human Resources in Harlem, Mozel Williams, 77, is applying for food stamps for the first time in her life. “I was always able to provide for myself. This is the first time I’ve had to apply for anything,” she says, ...
Aging Workforce News: Generations of Talent Study: Effects of Country, Age, and Career Stage on Emplpyees --www.agingworkforcenews.com
19 December 2011—Aging Workforce News is an enhanced news site and blog tracking developments, tools, and resources for managing older or mature workers and boomers in the workplace.
19 December 2011—Those over 40 also more satisfied with their jobs than younger employees
16 December 2011—A new study finds that those between the ages of 30 and 39 are the most dissatisfied at work.
Canadian HR Reporter - Article - Older workers most engaged, committed to job: Study—www.hrreporter.com
9 December 2011—Employees in their 30s least satisfied with career
9 December 2011—New research from Boston College’s Sloan Center on Aging & Work finds that employees 40 years old and older are the most engaged and demonstrate the the highest level of organizational commitment. It also finds that those 50 years old and older are the most satisfied with their jobs.
9 December 2011—According to a new research study by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, the people who are most satisfied with their jobs are older employees – those age 50 and up. The most dissatisfied?
Fielding Graduate University to Honor Mary Catherine Bateson With Lifetime Achievement Award in Positive Aging—www.independent.com
9 December 2011—Writer and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson is slated to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Change and Positive Aging from Fielding Graduate University.
9 December 2011—As jobs slowly recover, keeping experienced workers will be a rising priority for many employers.
9 December 2011—A person applies for a job for which he has no background experience. The boss says to the applicant, 'For a man with no experience, you are certainly asking for a high wage.'
9 December 2011—Unemployment takes surprise dip to 8.6 percent overall, 6.3 percent for older workers.
9 December 2011—If you're happy and you know it, you're probably not in your 30s. A new study from the Center on Aging and Work at Boston College found workers aged 30-39 reported the lowest job satisfaction levels (4.33) relative to their under-30 (4.66) and 50+ colleagues (4.55).
2 December 2011—A new research study by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College finds that employees 40 years old and older are the most engaged and demonstrate the highest level of organizational commitment, and that those 50 years old and older are the most satisfied with their jobs.
2 December 2011—If you’re looking to feel satisfied with your job, then you better avoid being in your 30s. That, anyway, is what one might conclude based on recent survey
2 December 2011—A study conducted by Bersin & Associates, a human resources advisory firm, shows that companies are seeing a significant advantage when it comes to ...
2 December 2011—Whether because they want to or they have to, more people who have reached traditional retirement age are continuing to work, either part or full time.
30 November 2011—Large firms see a significant scale advantage when it comes to recruiting costs per new employee, a study says. Also, younger and older workers seem much happier with their jobs than thirtysomethings.
18 November 2011—The recession officially ended in June 2009, but the average American family hasn't noticed. Even people who found work after losing their jobs continue to struggle, making nearly 18 percent less than they did before.
18 November 2011—A Global Perspective—On November 19, Dr. Allan Morgan, Sloan Center Research Fellow, will facilitate a discussion at the Gerontological Society of America’s 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston (Nov 18-22)
14 November 2011—More than two dozen “thought leaders” in research fields that relate to aging came together today for a two-day exchange of ideas on how Sarasota might put itself on the map for innovative approaches to elder living.
3 November 2011—If you work into your 60s and 70s, you will need to mix successfully with younger generations.
31 October 2011—Recently, leaders in talent development have begun focusing on generational demographics, and the different communication styles of each generation.
28 October 2011—Outreach programs keep mid-career and older workers connected.
24 October 2011—A new report highlights some innovative ways companies are beginning to create age-diversity strategies that positively impact the bottom line.
21 October 2011—Fearful of losing skilled workers, some companies are looking to hold on to baby boomers who are either nearing or have already reached retirement age.
21 October 2011—Fearful of losing skilled workers, some companies are looking to hold on to baby boomers who are either nearing or have already reached retirement age.
17 October 2011—Many baby boomers are staying on the job longer. Here's why.
14 October 2011—Your benefits may be taxed. But a little up-front planning today can minimize the hit tomorrow.
4 October 2011—The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, in a new report, examines the evolution of age diversity strategies within six major U.S. employers: Cornell University, Dell, GlaxoSmithKline, Marriott, MITRE and Wells Fargo.
1 October 2011—In the battle between well-intentioned policies and the unwritten rules of any workplace, unwritten rules win every time.
29 September 2011—During National Work and Family Month, employers should take the time to examine whether their workplaces are designed to support all families—wherever they are in their life course.
27 September 2011—Workplace practices that honor workers' responsibilities both on the job and off create a win for employees and employers alike.
23 September 2011—As baby boomers begin to retire, companies will lose the institutional knowledge and expertise those employees possess unless they start preparing now.
8 September 2011—The jobless rate for workers over 55 was down in August, but that's not necessarily good news as many older Americans have given up finding a job. Those that have jobs are desperate to hang on to them, but there are strategies to enhance job security.
2 September 2011—Companies from a range of industries say businesses are largely unprepared to accommodate an aging workforce or to cope with its eventual retirement.
2 September 2011—In the past decade, the number of seniors in the labor force has grown nearly 60 percent.
29 August 2011—How do we address the fact that both older and younger workers need jobs now? The best advice is to see past the short term and avoid introducing a market distortion -- asking older workers to "step aside" -- that is premised on the number of jobs in the economy being fixed.
25 August 2011—The Financial Security Project was established in 2009 through a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration. Our mission is to help people make smart decisions throughout their lives so they are financially secure at retirement.
23 August 2011—Consider these increasingly popular alternative paths to retirement.
22 August 2011—The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College says older adults work past retirement to remain engaged. It cites the EBRI Retirement Confidence Survey.
14 August 2011—After nearly 30 years working at MIT, Barbara Peacock-Coady was looking forward to having time to pursue her other interests. But she wasn’t ready to stop working altogether.
3 August 2011—Even older workers often believe these ageist myths about age discrimination and what mature workers bring to the workforce.
1 August 2011—In an effort to retain more of their women employees, many companies implement work/life balance policies such as flexible working hours, childcare facilities at the office, and options for telecommuting.
1 August 2011—Brian Blaschke thought he had positioned himself well to survive the economic downturn. A construction industry veteran, he switched careers in 2007 into construction defect investigation for an insurance company. Fourteen months later, he was laid off anyway.
11 July 2011—HR leaders who strategically contribute to their organizations are making huge differences -- but they are few and far between. Too many HR professionals focus on compliance and HR metrics, when they should be focusing on crafting programs that can make a strategic difference to their organization.
3 July 2011—Paula Foertsch wasn't ready to be forced into retirement at age 60.
30 June 2011—The technology generation gap has never been more pronounced. Yet, through a combination of policies, programs and tools, it's possible to engage all employees and build a robust and motivated workforce.
26 June 2011—Employees 75 years and older are becoming more common in the workplace.
25 June 2011—ROCKFORD—For a growing number of retirees, leaving the job full time doesn’t mean leaving the work force. Sometimes, it doesn’t even mean leaving the company.
24 June 2011—The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College said it has been awarded a $2.7 million grant to study such issues as ...
23 June 2011—Silicon Valley, Hollywood and the University of California are icons of innovation, and now their power players have combined forces to boost job prospects for America's powerhouse demographic group - the Baby Boomers....
23 June 2011—MetLife understands that being competitive in today’s workplace demands staying up to date with your industry.
20 June 2011—What impact will America's aging workforce have on tomorrow's talent pool? What are talent managers across different industries doing about it, and are they prepared for these changes?
18 June 2011—In today’s economy, it’s tough for anyone to find work with unemployment hovering around 9 percent and the number of new jobs growing at a snail’s pace.
15 June 2011—Separate studies from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Center on Aging and Work at Boston College indicate that Americans are increasingly becoming
13 June 2011—Savvy employers realize that age is not the best predictor of...
12 June 2011—About one in six working-age residents in the state will hit 65 this decade.
10 June 2011—The combination of older, set-in-their-ways employees and fresh-faced, technologically forward bosses may be explosive. But one survey says that isn't the case.
8 June 2011—Although the prospect of baby boomers retiring has been delayed by the recession, it is coming. Each day 10,540 baby boomers turn 60, according to Larry and Meagan Johnson, authors of Generations, Inc., and are thinking of doing something with their lives other than leading your organizations.
6 June 2011—Institutional Investor magazine provides informed finance market editorial and research to institutional investors.
3 June 2011—Dallas, TX News—View Daily Local Business News, Resources & more in Dallas, Texas.
3 June 2011—Unemployment for all workers, including people over 45, stayed even in May, surprising economists.
27 May 2011—Whether it's because they're motivated to stay active in a career, want to make a difference in the world or struggling with skyrocketing bills, 46% of U.S. employees over 50 now say they plan to work longer than they once expected.
24 May 2011—Where’s The Flexibility? Baby Boomers Want To Know
23 May 2011—Q: My friends who are college graduates are not going anywhere in their fields. I don't know if I want to continue going to school just to have a degree ... more »
11 May 2011—Older workers, termed “The New Unemployables” in a recent study by Boston College’s Sloan Center on Aging & Work and the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, are less likely to find work once unemployed or retired... more »
7 May 2011—NORWOOD—One by one, job seekers in their 50s and 60s went around the room at the Employment & Training Resources center, lamenting the difficulties of looking for work in a market flooded
27 April 2011—The "Great Recession" has taken a heavy toll on the mature worker.
08 April 2011—Brand New Me—Can Repackaging Yourself Save Your Career?
07 April 2011—The National Rural Electric Co-operative Association (NRECA) does not have the same ring to it as Google or Facebook. But in its own humble way the NRECA, based in Virginia, is helping to shape the future.
04 April 2011—CBS Sunday Morning: Baby Boomers: America's new unemployables—Despite improving job data, older unemployed workers are having more trouble finding work, as companies favor less-experienced, cheaper candidates.
24 March 2011—When you move to a place called Leisure World, it's almost as if there is a mandate to relax, take up a hobby, putter around the golf course, or try your hand at shuffleboard. Certainly, for many of the 8,500 residents of Leisure World, an over-55 age-rest
11 March 2011—Economies experience periods of downturn, but the hope is that afterwards things will get better and new jobs will replace ones lost. However, to 40 percent of former Maytag workers surveyed this hope is just not there. In looking at the Maytag Employees in Transition Survey, 49 percent of the 12
6 March 2011—The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the rate of unemployment for people age 55 and over has more than doubled in the last three years ...
23 February 2011—A recent study of job seekers by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College found that 30 percent of workers age 55-plus had more in credit card debt than retirement savings.
18 February 2011—American employers are facing a number of challenges in today’s economy as the work force ages and more and more workers are laid off. Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, the Director at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College tells Lark McCarthy what employers need to do in order to remain compet.
16 February 2011—In Northeastern Wisconsin, a number of job sectors are expected to see a need for workers in the next five years as baby boomers move into or past what is generally thought of as 'retirement age.'
13 Feb 2011—For third-agers, changing careers is exciting, scary, and challenging.
31 January 2011—For some Boomers, an 'encore career' means finding fulfillment in jobs that allow them to help others
31 January 2011—Charlotte Doyle hit the gym two hours a day, embraced the latest fashions and made sure that not a strand of gray peeked through her thick blond hair.
31 January 2011—No wonder growing numbers of the elderly have or want jobs. A report from the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College found that 30 percent of unemployed workers over age 55 have more credit card debt than retirement savings; 41 percent have as much. The situation for employed older workers
28 January 2011—More and more Baby Boomers are taking on encore careers that match older workers who can't or don't want to retire with public service jobs.
28 January 2011—The elderly are increasingly in debt, experts say—and their families often have no idea.
24 January 2011—In researching his study for the Sloan Center on Aging and Work, Sweet found a growing need for workers in the health care field who specialize in management, sales/marketing, legal, operational and information technology.
18 January 2011—It was the classic dilemma for a working mother: Katerina Tzouganatos wanted a lighter workload after she gave birth to her first child a year ago, but she didn’t want to derail her career in providing risk-advisory services to Deloitte LLP’s investment management clients.
18 January 2011—With economic prospects brightening, the needs of an older workforce will push employers to change.
10 January 2011- CHICAGO—Charlotte Doyle hit the gym two hours a day, embraced the latest fashions and made sure that not a strand of gray peeked through her thick blond hair.
8 January 2011—Does working with people outside your age range hinder your collaboration? Probably not. But there is still speculation that multiple generations in the workforce is a recipe for conflict. Why?
30 December 2010—Older Job Seekers Struggle to Find Work During the Great Recession with America’s Work Force Radio.
9 December 2010—For many Boomers, 65 won't be retirement age. It's be another year of work for those with a job, and a diminished lifestyle for those without.
8 December 2010—Everybody's heard about how the Baby Boomers are putting off retirement. That's going to put a big burden on employers, right? Wrong. Recent research from | HR Morning | Your daily dose of HR.
8 December 2010—Paid employment is increasingly becoming a part of the retirement years.
6 December 2010—From crowdsourced shopping to mancessories: The 10 trends that will define opportunity next year.
December 1, 2010—"What this means is that boomers will have a lot of power," says Stephen Sweet, a lead researcher at Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging and Work.
6 December 2010—From crowdsourced shopping to mancessories: The 10 trends that will define opportunity next year.
30 November 2010—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Director of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College, discusses the negative perceptions that employers often have about older workers and what older workers, who seek to be hired, can do to overcome them. She also dispels the myth that older and younger workers.
18 November 2010—Increasingly senior citizens are returning to a retirement job after official retirement. They find jobs that provide social interaction, emotional fulfillment and a productive way to spend their time.
10 November 2010—NEW YORK (Reuters Life!)—Late-night television host Conan O'Brien was not alone when his career aspirations were crushed earlier this year by an older colleague who refused to retire, experts say.
8 October 2010—With unemployment near record highs, it's natural to think this is not the right time to focus on the added benefits of workplace flexibility. But for older workers—and for their employers—there is no other time but now.
6 October 2010—By Ellen Galinsky, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, and Melissa Brown. Today we, Families and Work Institute and the Sloan Center on Aging and Work, released our new study on Working in Retirement: A 21st Century Phenomenon.
6 October 2010—75 percent of workers aged 50 and older expect to have retirement jobs in the future. But not all of them are doing it to fill an income gap.
6 October 2010—A growing number of Americans say they expect to work well into traditional retirement years, a trend accelerated by the recession, changing attitudes and increased longevity. According to the Families and Work Institute, 20 percent of employees age 50 and over retired and then returned to the workplace.
6 October 2010—Discussion of how retirement has changed and a look at a new report on how people are working in retirement.
23 September 2010—Center Researcher Stephen Sweet discussed how the aging workforce is putting pressures on the US manufacturing sector on America's Workforce Radio
8 October 2010—With unemployment near record highs, it's natural to think this is not the right time to focus on the added benefits of workplace flexibility. But for older workers—and for their employers—there is no other time but now.
9 August 2010—While none of us can be certain what effect the changing policies will have on our nation, we do know that the health care industry is changing rapidly, and we have been challenged to provide affordable, high-quality care. With the changing demographics and evolving marketplace, we are increasing our focus toward understanding the multicultural needs of our customers.