In the News Archive 2013
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
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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