Advancing Workplace Health Protection and Promotion for an Aging Workforce

1 May 2013, Comments: 0

imageObjective: To explore issues related to the aging workforce, including barriers to integrating health protection and promotion programs, and provide recommendations for best practices to maximize contributions by aging workers. Methods: Workgroups reviewed literature and case studies to develop consensus statements and recommendations for a national approach to issues related to older workers. Results: Consensus statements and actions steps were identified for each of the Summit goals and call-to-action statements were developed. Conclusions: A national dialogue to build awareness of integrated health protection and promotion for the aging workforce is needed. Workers will benefit from improved health and performance; employers will realize a more engaged and productive workforce; and the nation will gain a vital, competitive workforce.]]>

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