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Special Day-Long Session on Aging & Work at GSA, New Orleans


8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
2499223: Age Stereotypes at Work: Changing Attitudes toward Older Workers to Improve Successful Aging
Chair: Dorien Kooij, Tilburg University
Co-Chair: Kene Henkens, University of Amsterdam
Discussant: Gwenith Fisher, Colorado State University

The Relevance of Alternative Age Concepts for Late Career Employees
Authors: Noemi Nagy, D. Spurk, and Andreas Hirschi, University of Bern

The Influence of Successful Aging on Performance Appraisal Ratings and Decisions
Authors: Madison Hanscom and Jeanette Cleveland, Colorado State University

Same as it ever Was: Comparing Young Adults’ Age Bias toward Older Workers from 1989 and 2016
Authors: Gretchen Petery and Janet Barnes-Farrell, University of Connecticut

Do Attitudes ever Change? Measuring Attitudinal Changes toward Older Workers to Improve Successful Aging
Authors: Harry Van Dalen, Tilburg University; Kene Henkens, University of Amsterdam

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
2502676: Aging, Continued Work, and Technology: Opportunities and Challenges
Chair: Jacquelyn James, The Center on Aging & Work at Boston College
Co-Chair: Charlene Quinn, University of Maryland
Discussant: Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Boston College and Phillip Taylor, Federation University of Australia

Innovative Technology Solutions for the Long-Term Care Work Force

Author: David Lindeman, University of California at Berkley

Technology Innovations Enable Older Workers to Redefine Retirement

Author: C.C. Quinn, University of Maryland

Workplace Technologies and Older Workers: Opportunities and Challenges

Authors: Sara J. Czaja and Joseph Sharit, University of Miami

3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
2560126: Work and Caregiving: Productive Aging from the Lenses of Employers, Employees and Public Policy
Chair: Nako Muramatsu, University of Chicago

Age, Work-Family Conflict, and Coping: The Moderating Role of Gender
Authors: Greg Thrasher, Kevin Wynne, Reed Bramble and Boris Baltes, Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University

Caregiving Time in Female Workers in Japan: Before and After Universal Long Term Care Insurance
Authors: Nako Muramatsu, L. Yin and M.L. Berbaum, University of Chicago

Complexities of Family Caregivers in the Workplace: Implications for Caregivers and Employers
Authors: Rebecca Schultz and G. Owen, Wilder Research; M. Kenney and J. Cunningham, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation; S. Baumgartner and P. Riley, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Workplace Support Activation by Informal Elder Caregivers: Differentiating Awareness, Need and Use
Author: Brian Kaskie, University of Iowa; M. Anderson, Yale University; M. Walker, Louisiana State University

5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
2498327: Longer Working Lives: Predictors, Barriers and Facilitators
Chair: Cal Halvorsen, Washington University at St. Louis
Co- Chair: Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Boston College
Discussant: Phyllis Moen, University of Minnesota

“Impact of an Intervention to Encourage Manager Support for Flexible Work Options in Healthcare”
Authors: Jacquelyn James, Tay McNamara and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Boston College

“Interest in Entrepreneurship among Adults Ages 50 to 70 Years”
Author: Cal Halvorsen, Washington University at St. Louis

“Older Women and Paid Work: Sources of Fair and Unfair Treatment by Managers and Coworkers”
Authors: Phillip Taylor, Federation University of Australia; C. McLoughlin, National Seniors Australia; and C. Earl, Deakin University

“Supervisor Support and Work Group Inclusion: Associations with Perceived Age”
Authors: Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Tay McNamara, Boston College

12:15pm-1:15pm (Some of these may be scheduled on different days; information will come from GSA)

Employment & Older Workers (BSS)
2495523: Declining Job Satisfaction, Extended Working Life (EWL)’The New Capitalism’

2501614: Does Women’s Work History Affect their Mental Health? : Evidence from Korea

2499175: How does Disability Affect Unemployment Risk among Older Workers? A Life Course Study

2503762: Predictors of Depression among Employed Korean Older Adults

Environment, Volunteering, and Civic Engagement (SRPP)
2500024: Social Determinants of Health, Health Disparities and Productive Aging: Findings from China

Health Care and Social Services (BSS)
2498472: Extrinsic, Intrinsic Rewards and Organizational Commitment among Home Health Aides: Age Differences

Mental Health 1 (BSS)
2501262: The Relationships among Income, Depression and Life Satisfaction of Korean Baby Boomers

Personality (BSS)
2504108: New Lenses on Careers and Identity from College through Mid-Life in Three Cohorts of Adults

Work and Retirement (SRPP)
2500241: A Conceptual Model Translating Inter–generational Experiences and Empathy into the Work Place

2504248: Factors Associated with Working Status among Older Adults: A Comparison between China and India

photo of Jackie James