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Changing the Paradigm of Boomers and Retirement | Encore Tampa Bay

15 April 2014—Sloan Center's survey was mentioned on encoretampabay.com.

An aging population also poses opportunities for retirement careers | Tampa Bay Times

10 April 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on tampabay.com.

Flex work picture not so pretty on closer look | Market Watch

10 April 2014—Stephen Sweet, Center's research fellow talks with Steve Potisk on Market Watch.

Managing Caregiver Grief, Guilt, and Exhaustion | DementiaToday

9 April 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's research was mentioned on www.dementiatoday.com.

How to Make Workplace Flexibility Work for You | Talent Intelligence

8 April 2014—Center's workplace flexibility research was mentioned on talentintelligence.com.

Retirees Keep One Foot in the Workforce | NBC NEWS

8 April 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on nbcnews.com.

Special Report: Ageism in the Job Market | Life Reimagined for Work

7 April 2014—Jacquelyn James, Center's director or research was mentioned on workreimagined.aarp.org.

Workplace Flexibility Still a Pipe Dream for Most | Human Resource Executive Online

7 April 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's director and Center's research were mentioned on hreonline.com.

Remaining fair and balanced with a multi-generational workforce | Ceridian

2 April 2014—Jacquelyn James, Center's co-director of research was mentioned on ceridian blog.

What Older Workers Want, But Aren't Getting | Forbes

2 April 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's director was mentioned on forbes.com.

What Older Workers Want, But Aren't Getting | Next Avenue

1 April 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Center's director was mentioned on nextavenue.com.

Why some people choose work over retirement | Yahoo! Finance

1 April 2014—Jacquelyn James, co-director of the center was mentioned on sg.finance.yahoo.com.

Men Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job | ebookmeme

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.

Aging population creates new careers | elpasoinc.com

31 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was mentioned on elpasoinc.com.

What Scientific Idea Is Ready for Retirement? | Edge

31 March 2014—Mary Catherine Bateson, Center's Visiting Scholar was mentioned on Edge.

No takers for the experience | Live Mint & The Wall Street Journal

30 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, Center's director of research was mentioned on livemint.com.

Discriminate against the old? Even the old do it | Market Place

28 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, Center's director of research was mentioned on marketplace.org.

Boston College: Worth Reading | Market Watch

28 March 2014—Center's recent publication about Time & Place Management was mentioned on marketwatch.com.

Few Firms Extend Flexible Options | Investor's Business Daily

28 March 2014—Center's new research about Workplace flexibility was mentioned on Investors.com.

An Eye on Future | Geospatial World

28 March 2014—Center's report was mentioned on geospatialworld.net.

Ageism in the Workplace: Forget About Age — Think Life Stage | Career Advisor Daily

27 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, co-director of research at the center was mentioned on www.careeradvisordaily.com.

Sloan Center: Workplace Flexibility Elusive| Chronicle at Boston College

27 March 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Center's research were mentioned on chronicle.

Flexible working still not catching on | dzone.com—Social Business

26 March 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Center's research were mentioned on dzone.com.

Which Jobs Need Senior Workers? | slice.ca

25 March 2014—Center's survey was mentioned on http://www.slice.ca.

Discriminate Against the Old? Even the Old Do It | The New York Times

24 March 2014—Jacquelyn B. James, Center's director of research was mentioned on www.nytimes.com.

Over 50, working against time in tough job market| Columbus Dispatch

23 March 2014—Kevin Cahill, Center' s research economist was mentioned on www.dispatch.com

Working and advancing in 'retirement' years | Herald-Tribune

23 March 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, Center' s research fellow was mentioned on heraldtribune.com

Most Employees Feel Workplace Flexibility is a Myth | MeD India

22 March 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Center's new study about workplace flexibility were mentioned on medindia.net

Workplace flexibility 'a myth for most employees' | Wn.com

20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on article.wn.com

Does workplace flexibility exist for real? | FIRSTPOST

20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on firstpost.com

Flexible working still not catching on | adigaskell.org

20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on adigaskell.org

Workplace Flexibility Still a Myth to Most Employees | EHS Today

20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on ehstoday.com

Workplace flexibility 'a myth for most employees' | TopNews.in

19 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on topnews.in

Workplace flexibility 'a myth for most employees' | newkerala.com

19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on www.newkerala.com

Why Work Flexibility Promotes Business Success | skyprep

19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on skyprep.com

Workplace flexibility 'a myth for most employees' | dna

19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on dnaindia.com

Workplace flexibility 'a myth for most employees' | Business Standard

19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on business-standard.com

Workplace flexibility 'a myth for most employees' | The Times of India

19 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on timesofindia.indiatimes.comM/a>

Workplace flexibility still a myth for most | Penn Stater

18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on pennstater.com

Workplace flexibility still a myth for most | Phys.org

18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on phys.org

Workplace flexibility still a myth for most | "Diversity Now"

18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on diversitynowbyegloballearning.blogspot.com

With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job | kuow.org

18 March 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, a research fellow was quoted on kuow.org

With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job | npr

18 March 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, a research fellow was quoted on www.npr.org

Workplace Flexibility Still A Myth For Most | Sciene 2.0

18 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on science20.com

Study: Workplace Flexibility Still a Myth to Most | Talent Management

17 March 2014—Center's research about workplace flexibility was mentioned on talentmgt.com

We'll All Rethink Our Retirement One Way or Another | The Wall Street Journal

17 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was mention on online.wsj.com

Successful Aging: Ways to think about age | LA Daily News

17 March 2014—Center's research brief Through a Different Looking Glass: The Prism of Age was mentioned on dailynews.com

Providing Services for Seniors Beckons Older Entrepreneurs | Supermedia

14 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was quoted on supermedia.com

Baby Boomers Take New Career Risks, Open Small Businesses | SBWire

13 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was quoted on sbwire.com

Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working | Forbes

13 March 2014— Center's research fellow, Elizabeth Fideler was mentioned on forbes.com.

Seniors Enter Small Business Arena | National Funding

12 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, Center's research economist was quoted on national Funding.com.

Your encore career: Which jobs need senior workers? | Golden Girl Finance

11 March 2014— Center's research about older workers was mentioned on goldengirlfinance.com.

More jobs for US retirees as population ages | businesstimes.com.sg

10 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, research economist at the center was quoted.

Older workers face rejection for their age, length of unemployment | Albuquerque Journal

9 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, research economist at the center was quoted on abqjournal.com.

An Aging Population Also Poses Opportunities for Retirement Careers | The New York Times

7 March 2014— Kevin E. Cahill, research economist at the center was quoted on http://www.nytimes.com.

In with the old: Aging in today's job market | StAugustine.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

Health and the Older Worker | Samartians Offering Support

26 February 2014— Center's publication was mentioned on sosmd.org

The Pros and Cons of Making Your Work-at-Home Employees Clock In | Your City Office

21 February 2014— Center's research was mentioned on yourcityoffice.com

Today’s show 2-20-14 | America's Work Force Radio

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

How to be rich (in happiness) in retirement | Financial Post

19 February 2014—Jacquelyn James, co-director of research of the center was mentioned in Financial Post

5 millionth book delivered by Jewish philanthropist | Boston Globe

16 February 2014— Elizabeth Fideler, Center's research fellow was mentioned on bostonglobe.com

Flexibility and the Aging Workforce |Symmetra

13 February 2014— Center's research was mentioned on symmetra.com.au

A flexible work schedule is invaluable for recruiting and retaining top talent | workintelligent.ly

5 February 2014—Center researchers were mentioned on workintelligent.ly

Hiring Older Workers Is Good For The Office, Study Shows | Exertus: Jobs for the over 45s

4 February 2014—Center research was mentioned on www.exertusjobs.co.uk

Over 50, working against time in America's harsh job market | StarTribune

4 February 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Sloan Center research economist was mentioned on startribune.com

Working Against Time in Tough Job Market | HispanicBusiness.com

3 February 2014—Kevin E. Cahill, Sloan Center research economist was mentioned in Hispanic Business news

My Teacher–by James Ransome: An “A is for Aging” Book Review | lindseymcdivitt.com

31 January 2014—Sloan Center's study was mentioned on lindseymcdivitt.com

Best Employer Practices Discussed to Prepare for the Aging | AARP

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

Federal Unemployment Insurance & Congress | ASPA National Weblog

28 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned on aspanational.wordpress.com

Show Your Boss Your 'Authentic Age' At Work | Huffington Post

28 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned in Huffingtonpost

Finding Part-Time Work in Retirement | Wells Fargo

27 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned in Beyond Today, Financial Perspectives for Life

The 10 Best Jobs for Baby Boomers | ActiveAdultsDelaware.com

24 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned by ActiveAdultsDelaware.com

Tapping into a Rich Vein: The Self-Reliant power of Older Women | Aging Today

23 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned on www.asaging.org

A new paradigm for older workers | Multi Briefs: Exclusive

23 January 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned by MultiBriefs: Exclusive.

Older Workers Also Increasingly Caregivers | FEDweek

16 January 2014—Sloan Center research data was mentioned in Retriement & Fincancial Planning Report.

Is this the new way to retire? | philly.com

13 January 2014—Tay McNamara was quoted in the post of Marilyn Kennedy Melia, CTW Features regarding jobs in retirement.

It's Time for a Rewrite Moment for Retirement | Next Avenue

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.

Longevity Increases, But So Do Health Issues | FEDweek

9 January 2014—Sloan Center on Aging & Work was mentioned on Retirement & Financial Planning Report.

Creating a Culture for the Gray Wave of Workers | Business NH

8 January 2014—Center's research: Age & Generations Study was mentioned on Business New Hampshire magazine edition January 2014.

Retiring minds want to know | APA Monitor on Psychology

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.

Tapping the Self-Reliant Power of Older Women. Are You Ready? | The Transition Network

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.

65 Plus and Looking for Work | Consumer Mojo

16 December 2013—Center research was mentioned on www.consumermojo.com

Companies start to woo older workers with perks | Marketplace Economy

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.

Nine to Five | Platinum Boomer

7 December 2013—Christina Matz-Costa was mentioned at www.platinumboomer.com

No Wonder the Jobs Gap Is Getting Wider | The Wall Street Journal

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

Kevin E. Cahill talks on WBEZ91.5 | www.wbez.org

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

Mary Catherine Bateson to speak at JFK Library | Wicked Local Newspaper

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.

Why some retirees keep working | Bankrate

1 October 2013—Jacquelyn James, research director of the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College shares her opinion on retirement.

The Gray Shift Part 2: Using Ergonomy To Retain Valuable Older Workers | Manufacturing.net

26 September 2013—Sloan Center's paper: IB20 Engaging The 21st Century Multi-Generational Workforce is cited.

The Age Factor | Human Resource Executive Online

19 September 2013—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College is quoted by Human Resource Executive Online

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

It's OK to be an older worker—as long as you don't lose your job | NBCNews

5 September 2013—Sloan Center's research director, Jacquelyn James shares her thoughts about older workers with Allison, Linn, CNBC Digital.

Oldest workers are most engaged in their jobs | The Patriot Ledger

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.

Audio: What is swing trading, and why do many older women retire later? | Israel National News

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

Housing Rebound Stymied by Spot U.S. Labor Shortages | Bloomberg

23 August 2013—Sloan Center's study is mentioned in the Aging Workers section

Mailman at 72 With America’s Longest Route | Bloomberg

20 August 2013—Kevin Cahill, Sloan Center's research economist is mentioned on Bloomberg.com

Oldest Boomers Are Increasingly Facing Discrimination in the Workplace | Time: Business & Money

30 July 2013—AGEnda, Center's blog on May 15 was cited in the news, business.time.com

Boomer Disengagement Costs Firms Over $450 Billion | Business Insider

13 July 2013—Center's study was mentioned in the news, businessinsider.com

On (and on and on) the job | Boston Globe

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

Delaying Retirement? Count Yourself Lucky | Time: Business & Money

10 June 2013—Jacquelyn Jame's blog "When Older Workers are Overlooked, It’s Employers Who Miss Out" was mentioned in the news

Research Backs Benefits of Flex Work for Workers - and Companies | Workforce

29 May 2013— A 2011 study by Stephen Sweet, Elyssa Besen and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes was mentioned by Workforce

The positive returns of a happy workforce By Christine Riordan | Financial Times

19 May 2013— a media mention from Business Education, ft.com, about Job's satisfaction.

Retiring Later? Join the Club | AARP

17 May 2013— a media mention from AARP, about Center's data about older workers.

Women Retire Earlier Than Men, But Don't Have To | Forbes

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

Making a Move Abroad, and Working There, Too | The New York Times

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.

The Baby Boomer Retirement Crunch Begins | USNews: Money Retirement

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.

Attention Boomers: The Economy Needs You to Work Past 70 | The Fiscal Times

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.

The Best Life: Job and Career Tips for Older Workers | US News

23 April 2013—Jacquelyn James shares her ideas with Philip Moeller, US News

Earth Day brings renowned anthropologist to WSU | The Sunflower 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.

Credit card debt escalates among elderly helping family: Linda Rhodes | PennLive.com

16 April 2013—A major factor forcing older people to reach for the plastic is loss of employment: one-fourth reported losing their jobs.

Old People Are Not Stealing Jobs From Young People | Business Insider

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.

First Person: Financial Setbacks for My ‘Sandwich Generation’ | Yahoo Finance

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."

Older workers suffer from long-term unemployment more than any age group | cleveland.com

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....

As baby boomers age, Lackawanna County grapples with handling the influx | thetimes-tribune.com

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."

The changing face of entrepreneurs | napavalleyregister.com

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.”

Pushing Back Retirement, and Not Always for Money | The New York Times

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.

Zehr: Older workers without jobs face uphill climb | statesman.com

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.

Workers over 50 are the new 'unemployables' | HartfordBusiness.com

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.

More older women say Bah! to retirement | NBC News

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.

Americans Rip Up Retirement Plans | The Wall Street Journal

31 January 2013—Nearly Two-Thirds of Those Between 45 and 60 Plan Delays, a Steep Rise From Two Years Ago.

Why Older Workers Can't Be Ignored | Forbes

25 January 2013—By 2019, workers 55 and older will comprise 25 percent of the workforce.

Working Longer: Still the Best Path to a Better Retirement | US News

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.

Getting Older, Getting Hired | WGBH News

22 January 2013—Kevin Cahill, Center's research economist is a guest speaker for Boston Public Radio

Starting Over: The Rise of the Older Entrepreneur - seniorplanet.org

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?"

Should You Work During Retirement? - sunriseseniorliving.com

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.

Great Places to Launch a Retirement Career - money.usnews.com

19 November 2012— Seniors are increasingly choosing to work during the traditional retirement years

Beat the Clock: Develop Workers Now to Replace an Aging Workforce - www.forconstructionpros.com

19 November 2012— Put a strategy in place to replace aging employees before they exit the construction workplace

Where the jobs are for mature workers - www.marketwatch.com

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.

Think You Know an Employee’s ‘Age’? Don’t Be So Sure - diversity-executive.com

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.

2012 National Ergonomics Conference and Expo (ErgoExpo) Grows - www.sacbee.com

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.

For Older Workers, Here Is Where the Jobs Will Be—online.wsj.com

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.

CatholicTV: THIS IS THE DAY —castroller.com

12 October 2012—Dr. Pitt-Catsouphes participates in the CatholicTV: THIS IS THE DAY

The silver-collar economy —www.csmonitor.com

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?

Should You Be Counting on the Social Security Trust Fund?—econw.com

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.

Workplace Challenges of Osteoarthritis Rising With Aging Baby Boomers, Obesity—www.bna.com

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.

The Best Life—money.usnews.com

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.

The good news about retiring later—idahobusinessreview.com

5 September 2012—Kevin Cahill describes the three most common pillars of retirement income: Social Security, private pensions and individual savings.  More »

Phased retirement poised to become more common in Washington region—www.washingtonpost.com

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 »

The Silver-Collar Economy—www.cnbc.com

3 September 2012—Jackie James, director of research at Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging & Work, says some employers view older workers as less flexible and less interested in learning new skills. But, ...  More »

COMMENTARY: Age bias a growing problem in the insurance industry—www.businessinsurance.com

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 »

8 Steps for Closing the Skills Gap—www.huffingtonpost.com

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 »

Boise gets new economic consulting group—idahostatesman.com

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 »

The Good News About Women Working After 60—nextavenue.org

24 July 2012—A fascinating new book finds that female professionals in this age group are satisfied with their jobs and lives.  More »

When the Boomers Go—www.cfo.com

20 July 2012—The coming retirement of the baby boomers could leave businesses short of critical knowledge and skills. Make sure that doesn't happen to your company.  More »

It's boom time for senior services—tcdailyplanet.net

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 »

Framingham author signs copies of her new book — metrowestdailynews.com

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 »

Author Elizabeth Fideler finds professional women still at work after age 65—boston.com

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 »

Bias Against Older Workers Decreases Engagement—In Younger Workers! —http://hriworld.blogspot.com

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 »

Is ageism widespread in the workplace?—foxnews.com

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 »

Older job seekers targeted by Mass. Legislature—articles.boston.com

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 »

Study: Workplace Ageism is Rampant—secondact.com

7 June 2012—Companies have made great strides toward eliminating racism and sexism in the workplace, but ageism is a different story. More »

Sandwich Generation: Old Story, New Problem—moneyland.time.com

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 »

Retirement Retirees Taking Early Social Security Benefits Hits 35-Year Low —moneyland.time.com

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 »

Old Guys (and Girls) Rule—www.sandiegoreader.com

23 May 2012—The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College reported that those who worked past retirement age became more, rather than less, engaged and satisfied ... more »

Providing Flex Options to Older Workers Yields Strategic Benefits —www.shrm.org

21 May 2012—New research describes best practices for using the talent and experience of older workers

Balancing Act: Older workers face challenges—www.bnd.com

14 May 2012—The self-marketing expected of young up-and-comers becomes even more crucial for older workers.

Aging Workers—www.idahostatesman.com

4 May 2012—Changing economy gives seniors different options

Older executives face challenges in the workplace—www.miamiherald.com

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.

Looking beyond the immediate to an economic vision—bangordailynews.com

27 April 2012—How do we create positive action from our demographic reality? Can we benefit from the growth of a mature work force?

Providing flex options to older workers yields strategic benefits—www.homechannelnews.com

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, ...

Why Learning Leads to Happiness?—usnews.com

13 April 2012—Education, engagement, and creativity produce happier and longer lives

When Will You Retire?— blog.ehstoday.com

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....

Older Workers Wooed by Flexible Schedules — blogs.smartmoney.com

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.

How Companies Misfire on Flexible Schedules for Older Workers — moneyland.time.com

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.

Redesign the Workplace for Happier, Healthier Employees—www.aarp.org

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.

Seniors Rise in Work Force After Slump—online.wsj.com

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.

Later retirements call for new transition strategies—www.hrreporter.com

23 March 2012—Many Canadians expect they will need to work past age 65. This is creating both challenges and opportunities,...

Not Retired: Will Older Baby Boomers Find Jobs?—www.businessweek.com

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.”...

Changing Workforce, Changing Job Hunting Skills—aspanational.wordpress.com

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, ...

Hot Topics: 227,000 New Jobs, Springsteen Redux—www.secondact.com

12 March 2012—The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reports today that the economy added 227,000 new jobs in February, ...

Tough times keep older workers from retiring—bottomline.msnbc.msn.com

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.

Older Workers Staying On The Job—www.forbes.com

20 February 2012—The American workforce just keeps aging. Here’s one more signal that our working years are expanding before our very eyes.

Caregiving’s Sunny Side

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.

Hot Topics: Debunking the Flex Time Myth

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.

Behind the Hype: The Myth of Flexible Work Hours

10 February 2012—Data from recent surveys, Stephen Sweet, an organizational studies expert at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, concluded that corporations have hyped these benefits to absurd levels...

Baby Boomers To Blame For U.S. Job Market Weakness: Study —huffingtonpost.com

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...

Dardenne says Louisiana workers do not want to retire—www.lionsroarnews.com

10 February 2012—Mature workers are an untapped labor resource that can help relieve critical skill shortages in a workplace,...

Older workers, younger bosses: It’s inevitable, but is it regrettable?—nehra.com

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?..

Baby Boomers breaking tradition on retirement—www.postcrescent.com

3 February 2012—Retirement from a 20-year teaching career lasted five months for Joan Breen of Winneconne.

Retirement doesn't suit seniors—www.rgj.com

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.

Why retire? Drive to keep working a trend among baby boomers—www.livingstondaily.com

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.

Working Hard at Retirement Pays Off—smartmoney.com

27 January 2012—Retirees who become deeply involved in their post-work activities tend to be more fulfilled, a new study finds.

Seniors decide retirement doesn't suit them, keep working—usatoday.com

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.

Working in Retirement Can Benefit Retirees if It's Enjoyable Occupation—moneyland.time.com

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.

Public Policy & Aging E-Newsletter—www.geron.org

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.

No One Wants a Younger Boss... Or Do They?—www.huffingtonpost.com

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.

Another day older, and still at work—www.startribune.com

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.

State needs Millennials to enter public service—www.jsonline.com

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...

Unemployed Seniors Struggle to Find Work—theuptowner.org

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.

Study: Older workers most engaged, committed to their jobs —www.jjkeller.com

19 December 2011—Those over 40 also more satisfied with their jobs than younger employees

30-Something and Miserable at Work—www.thefiscaltimes.com

16 December 2011—A new study finds that those between the ages of 30 and 39 are the most dissatisfied at work.

Study: Older Workers are the Most Engaged—blog.hreonline.com

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.

The Discontented Thirties—knowledgetoday

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.

Is an Extended Senior Career in Your Future?—money.usnews.com

9 December 2011—As jobs slowly recover, keeping experienced workers will be a rising priority for many employers.

Smith: County's future depends on a skilled labor pool—www.vcstar.com

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.'

Hot Topics: November Jobless Rate Falls—SecondAct.com

9 December 2011—Unemployment takes surprise dip to 8.6 percent overall, 6.3 percent for older workers.

Thirtysomethings Least Happy With Their Work — www.ofc.tv

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).

Study Finds Older Workers Engaged, Committed and Satisfied with Their Jobs—ehstoday.com

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.

The Thirtysomething Blue—ehstoday.com

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

Recruiting Costs for New Employees

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 ...

As workforce ages, many employers trying to adapt - The Denver Post

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.

For Smaller Firms, Recruiting Costs Add Up

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.

Older workers in Central New York have a much harder time finding a job after being laid off

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.

A Global Perspective —The Ageing News Daily—http://paper.li/ga_ns/paper-2

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)

When Your Boss is Younger than Your Child - The Best Life—usnews.com

3 November 2011—If you work into your 60s and 70s, you will need to mix successfully with younger generations.

Talent Development and Age Diversity—mentorguru.wordpress.com

31 October 2011—Recently, leaders in talent development have begun focusing on generational demographics, and the different communication styles of each generation.

Employers Embrace Age-Diversity Initiatives - SecondAct.com

28 October 2011—Outreach programs keep mid-career and older workers connected.

Managing through the Life Stages—www.hreonline.com

24 October 2011—A new report highlights some innovative ways companies are beginning to create age-diversity strategies that positively impact the bottom line.

Managing through the Life Stages—www.hreonline.com

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.

Not letting go: Companies hang on to their baby boomers

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.

Top 10 Reasons People Postpone Retirement - SecondAct.com—www.secondact.com

17 October 2011—Many baby boomers are staying on the job longer. Here's why.

Taxes and Your Social Security - Forbes—www.forbes.com

14 October 2011—Your benefits may be taxed. But a little up-front planning today can minimize the hit tomorrow.

An Evolving Business Imperative: Case Studies Show Increasing Focus on Age—www.hr.com

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.

Workplace Culture Wars—www.huffingtonpost.com

1 October 2011—In the battle between well-intentioned policies and the unwritten rules of any workplace, unwritten rules win every time.

A Family's Work Is Never Done—www.huffingtonpost.com

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.

work-life balance | Custom-Fit Workplace—customfitworkplace.org

27 September 2011—Workplace practices that honor workers' responsibilities both on the job and off create a win for employees and employers alike.

Turn workforce challenge into opportunity—huntingtoncountychamber.com

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.

Eight ways older workers can enhance job security—blogs.reuters.com

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.

Businesses Unprepared for Ageing Workforce—www.thefiscaltimes.com

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.

As workforce ages, industries struggle to prepare for wave of retirements—Washington Post

2 September 2011—In the past decade, the number of seniors in the labor force has grown nearly 60 percent.

Should Older Workers Step Aside?—Huffington Post

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.

Why Baby Boomers Can’t Retire | Financial Security Project at Boston College

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.

Why Your Retirement May Not Be Permanent—SecondAct.com

23 August 2011—Consider these increasingly popular alternative paths to retirement.

BC: Working past retirement to stay engaged—blogs.wickedlocal.com

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.

Retiring in Phases—articles.boston.com

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.

5 Myths About Older Workers—work.lifegoesstrong.com

3 August 2011—Even older workers often believe these ageist myths about age discrimination and what mature workers bring to the workforce.

Tipping the work/life balance—Women at the Top Blog

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.

Out-of-work 50-somethings struggle to get by—www.sacbee.com

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.

HR Fiddles While Organizations Burn—www.hreonline.com

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.

Balto. Co. program gives older workers second chance—www.baltimoresun.com

3 July 2011—Paula Foertsch wasn't ready to be forced into retirement at age 60.

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce—IT Management—www.cioinsight.com

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.

Working in retirement is not an oxymoron for these seniors - Miami-Dade—MiamiHerald.com

26 June 2011—Employees 75 years and older are becoming more common in the workplace.

Contingency workers provide companies with quick fix—www.rrstar.com

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.

BC’s Center on Aging & Work wins grant—www.boston.com

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 ...

Encore Career Institute to aid Baby Boomers—www.sfgate.com

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....

One in Two Employers Impacted by a Talent Shortage—www.metlife.com

23 June 2011—MetLife understands that being competitive in today’s workplace demands staying up to date with your industry.

Tips to Manage an Aging Workforce—Talent Management magazine The Business of Talent Management—talentmgt.com

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?

Older jobless workers fear age discrimination—www.springfieldnewssun.com

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.

What’s an “Everyperson Franchise”? | Network Marketing Online Success—networkmarketingonlinesuccess.com

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

Older Workers Are No Less Productive—Room for Debate—NYTimes.com

13 June 2011—Savvy employers realize that age is not the best predictor of...

Census 2010: Surge of Baby Boomers reaching retirement is financial 'time bomb' for Michigan—www.mlive.com

12 June 2011—About one in six working-age residents in the state will hit 65 this decade.

Stereotypes about older and younger workers overblown | Marketplace From American Public Media—marketplace.publicradio.org

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.

Leadership Qualities of a Millennial Leader—blog.clomedia.com

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.

Institutional Investor Global finance market news, analysis and research—www.institutionalinvestor.com

6 June 2011—Institutional Investor magazine provides informed finance market editorial and research to institutional investors.

Luminant takes aging-workers issue to school —Dallas Business Journal

3 June 2011—Dallas, TX News—View Daily Local Business News, Resources & more in Dallas, Texas.

Weak Jobs Report Rekindles Economy Worries—SecondAct.com

3 June 2011—Unemployment for all workers, including people over 45, stayed even in May, surprising economists.

Top 10 Reasons Boomers Delay Retirement—www.foxbusiness.com

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.

Bizbox by Slate—Small Business Help and Tips—bizbox.slate.com

24 May 2011—Where’s The Flexibility? Baby Boomers Want To Know

All Industries Look for Excellence in Employees—At Work by Lindsey Novak—www.creators.com

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 »

Will you grow old in Sawyer County?—www.haywardwi.com

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 »

Seasoned but slighted by the market—Boston.com

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

Working In The Commonwealth: Recession Hits Older Workers Hard

27 April 2011—The "Great Recession" has taken a heavy toll on the mature worker.

AARP The Magazine - March/April 2011

08 April 2011—Brand New Me—Can Repackaging Yourself Save Your Career?

Age shall not wither them

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.

Baby Boomers: America's new unemployables - CBS Sunday Morning—CBS News

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.

Starting a business in retirement: four women who've figured out how to make money working at their business.

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

Many former Galesburg Maytag workers fear never fully recovering

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

Older workers need to dispel the myth that they are not the best one for the job

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 ...

How to Control Credit Card Debt After 60: Manage Expenses, Cut Spending - AARP Bulletin

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.

Global Graying-Web Extra, Around the Globe, Politics, Society, Boomers, Inside E Street—AARP

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.

As baby boomers retire, jobs likely to open up

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.'

Risks and rewards of third-age and encore careers | Harvard Magazine Jan-Feb 2011

13 Feb 2011—For third-agers, changing careers is exciting, scary, and challenging.

When Retiring means Giving Back

31 January 2011—For some Boomers, an 'encore career' means finding fulfillment in jobs that allow them to help others

Looking for an edge, older job-seekers update their looks—Business—TheState.com

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.

Grim news on retirement | Makin' Money | Marketplace from American Public Media

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

Some Boomers 'retire' to jobs that allow them to help others—USATODAY.com

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.

Retirements Swallowed by Debt

28 January 2011—The elderly are increasingly in debt, experts say—and their families often have no idea.

Why a Healthcare Career is Good for Working Parents

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.

When time is money–firms enhance employees’ work options

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.

What Senior Workers Want as the Economy Improves

18 January 2011—With economic prospects brightening, the needs of an older workforce will push employers to change.

Older job-seekers look for an edge by updating looks

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.

The Value of Multi-Generational Workplaces

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?

Heldrich Center Director Dr. Carl Van Horn discussed the new study by Boston College’s Sloan Center

30 December 2010—Older Job Seekers Struggle to Find Work During the Great Recession with America’s Work Force Radio.

Working past 65: Boomers face job challenges in senior years

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.

Exploding the myths about older workers

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.

5 Reasons Your Retirement Will Include Work

8 December 2010—Paid employment is increasingly becoming a part of the retirement years.

Boomers and Other Forces Driving Change in 2011

6 December 2010—From crowdsourced shopping to mancessories: The 10 trends that will define opportunity next year.

The Disrupters: Forces Driving Change in 2011

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.

Boomers and Other Forces Driving Change in 2011

6 December 2010—From crowdsourced shopping to mancessories: The 10 trends that will define opportunity next year.

Over 50 and Out of Work

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.

Seniors Return to Retirement Jobs

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.

Career Climbers Share Conan O'Brien's Pain

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.

As Skilled Workforce Ages, Flexibility is Key to Business Success

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.

The Working in Retirement Study: Five Assumptions the Study Contests

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.

You’re Retired. Now Get to Work

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.

'Retirement Jobs' New Reality For Many

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.

What will be your “retirement job?” I think I’ve already found mine.

6 October 2010—Discussion of how retirement has changed and a look at a new report on how people are working in retirement.

US Manufacturing feeling talent pressure

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

As Skilled Workforce Ages, Flexibility is Key to Business Success

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.

Understanding Multicultural Needs In Health Care

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.