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Older workers are the healthy 'survivors' of the workplace
Date:10/21/2009

ple towards the end of their working lives and into retirement. Demographic change and ageing populations have made extending working life a priority both in the UK and elsewhere. Clearly, we have to consider the kind of work people do and every aspect of the working environment with a view to removing stressors where we possibly can. TAEN and our sister charity, Age Concern and Help the Aged, sincerely hope this report will influence thinking and practice, so the casual acceptance of work-created mental ill health, permeating into older age, becomes a thing of the past."

The report suggests that stress could be eased by giving older staff more control over their job; better recognition for the contribution they make; increased flexible working; and improvements in social support.

Professor Griffiths said: "As we get older people's priorities may also change; they often have caring responsibilities, or wish to spend time with grandchildren and develop other interests. Their work and career may not be their primary drivers. Making work attractive and flexible to allow older people to balance work and their other interests more easily may be one very important step forward". She suggests that such investments in the quality of people's 'third age' their life after retirement should be made during working life, not just afterwards.

Details of the report "Ageing, Work-related Stress and Health", will be announced at 2pm on Wednesday October 21 2009 at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 1 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.

The event will be attended by Chris Ball, Chief Executive, TAEN and Professor Amanda Griffiths.


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Contact: Professor Amanda Griffiths
amanda.griffiths@nottingham.ac.uk
44-115-846-6637
University of Nottingham
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