Do you hope to retire one day? If you’re like most Utahns, the answer is a resounding yes. AARP surveyed 1000 Utahns age 25-64, and 89 percent hope to retire from working completely. (The survey, Making Retirement a Reality: Helping Utahns Age 25-64 Save and Take Control of Their Future was conducted in December of 2014.) Yet one in six of has less than $5000 in savings. Given that the average lifespan is now nearly 80, it’s sobering to wonder how these people will have financial security in their retirement years.
More than 500,000 Nevadans are family caregivers. So if you're a business owner or manager, chances are you have some on your team. They care for an older parent, spouse or other loved one – helping them with transportation, errands and medical tasks to help them live independently at home. This can mean extra stress, time away from work, and impacts to their own health.
Midvale, UT – A new AARP study debunks myths about age 50+ workers, showing that they have productive advantages that can make them a “critical component” of a successful business.
Georgians Strongly Support Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Age Discrimination According to AARP Survey
A new AARP survey demonstrates older Georgians overwhelmingly support bipartisan legislation to combat age discrimination in the workplace. The recent poll of registered voters 50 and older found a remarkable 84 percent favor passage of the bipartisan "Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act" (POWADA). To view the Georgia survey, visit this link.
Demographic trends indicate a greater number of employees of all ages will assume the role of family caregiver. This trend will no doubt impact employee caregivers ages 18 to 39, as much as those ages 50+. New Hampshire is not immune to this caregiver tsunami. These caregivers will be affected in many ways including physical health, mental well-being and higher health care costs.
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