Objective: 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.]]>