Lookup NU author(s): Dr David Lain
This is the final published version of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by American Society on Aging, 2019.
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Disadvantaged older workers are virtually invisible in policy debates about extended working lives. It is important to “rediscover” these workers, who are greater in number than is assumed, according to analyses of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and the U.S. Health and Retirement Study. Qualitative research with hospitality workers in England reveals the negative effects of expecting people to work beyond traditional retirement ages when they have low levels of health and education and struggle to continue working in physically demanding jobs. Policy solutions could help reduce this problem.
Author(s): Lain D, Phillipson C
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Online publication date: 01/09/2019
Acceptance date: 25/06/2019
Date deposited: 09/08/2019
ISSN (print): 0738-7806
Publisher: American Society on Aging
Notes: Reprinted with permission from Generations 43:3, Fall 2019. Copyright © 2019. American Society on Aging, San Francisco, California. www.asaging.org.