We Can’t Move Mountains Together If We Leave Behind Older Workers
The Age Discrimination Act of 1967 covers anyone over 40 "the older worker" is now more commonly defined as an employee older than either 53 or 55. To effectively assist "older" supported employees gain and maintain employment, it is important to understand how aging impacts physical and mental acuity; identify unique characteristics of aging that may be experienced by people with chronic and/or developmental disabilities, and know compensatory strategies that will allow the aging supported worker (and the rest of the aging workforce) operate at peak performance over time.
Presenter: Margaret Gilbride
APSE Webinar held on Thursday, September 22, 2022, 1-2 PM EST