Ageing and work: an overview.

  title={Ageing and work: an overview.},
  author={Derek Ross},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  volume={60 3},
  • D. Ross
  • Published 1 May 2010
  • Medicine
  • Occupational medicine
Population ageing presents both challenges and opportunities to ensure the availability of a healthy and productive workforce. Recent European legislation requires that employers take action to ensure older workers are retained in suitable occupations. This warrants investigation of how the needs of an ageing workforce and their employers can be best met. A new view of ageing is beginning to focus on the capacity and potential of older workers. This is challenging the view of age being… 

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