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Topic- Vocational wellness

 

Older people are fast-growing segment of the workforce-6065

Older people are fast-growing segment of the workforce

In Canada, 38% of people 55 years and older were working in 2016, according to a new release of data from the census.

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Employment and lifelong learning lead to health at older ages-5371

Employment and lifelong learning lead to health at older ages

Interviews were conducted among older adults for the Nihon University Japanese Longitudinal Study of Aging.

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Volunteer tutors maintain their brain health-5309

Volunteer tutors maintain their brain health

Older adult volunteers in the Experience Corps tutor students in kindergarten through third grade to improve their literacy skills and serve as mentors. A research team wanted to discover if tutoring would help older adults maintain the function of the brain’s cortex (responsible for many functions, such as language and information processing) and hippocampus (associated with memory).

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When a spouse stops driving, both partners disengage-5247

When a spouse stops driving, both partners disengage

Reports on paid work and formal and informal volunteering for 1,457 couples ages 65 years and older were compared before and after one of the partners stopped driving.

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Older workers have strong job skills-5242

Older workers have strong job skills

Older people looking for employment may find it challenging, but they bring many assets to the workplace, according to reports from the Aging Workforce Research Initiative produced by SHRM, a professional association for human resources.

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Volunteering associated with lowered risk factor for heart disease-5111

Volunteering associated with lowered risk factor for heart disease

Chronic inflammation, measured by C-reactive protein (CRP), has been associated with risk of cardiovascular diseases (Medline Plus).

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