608 Productive Aging and Work: A Framework for Creating an Age-Friendly Workplace

Session Number: 608
Track: Disability Case Management
Session Type: Concurrent Session - 90 minutes
Primary Presenter: James Grosch, PhD, MBA
Co-Presenter: Juliann Scholl, PhD
Time: Apr 27, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Room: Empire Ballroom AB

Session Description:  NIOSH established the National Center for Productive Aging & Work (NCPAW), hosted by the Office of Total Worker Health®. An important part of the center’s mission is the concept of productive aging, which involves providing a safe and healthy work environment for workers of all ages, and creating conditions that allow workers to function optimally regardless of their age. Using case studies, this presentation will advance the concept of productive aging and present evidence-based methods for facilitating an age-friendly workplace. You will have access to tools and strategies that encourage a culture of health that facilitates intergenerational collaboration and support.

Date and Time: April 27th, 10:00AM-11:30AM