Jacquelyn Boone James

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About This Study In this issue brief, we examine the specific components of job quality for older workers (both hourly and professional) in a large U.S.-based retail chain store, CitiSales (a pseudonym), to assess their impact on employee engagement. Specifically, we ask: How engaged are older workers? ρ Are there age differences in employee engagement?(More)
Retirement security is not just about the money. Although there are many guidelines for financial security, there are few for crafting a rewarding life in the new era of longevity and health. With the meaning of "retirement" being actively redefined, there is a gap between what older adults want and need and what their employers and policymakers are(More)
The current study tests the indirect effect of activity-related physical activity, cognitive activity, social interaction, and emotional exchange on the relationship between activity involvement and health (physical and emotional) in later life. Longitudinal data from the Health and Retirement Study (N = 5,442) were used to estimate a series of linear(More)
In this issue brief, we explore: What are some of the old assumptions and expectations about aging? To what extent are these assumptions and expectations the reality • for older adults? What are some of the new views of aging (Successful Aging and Productive Aging)? What are the critiques of these views? • What are the benefits of a revised conceptual(More)
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