Research

Research Objectives

  • To study and develop strategies and programs for older individuals 

           to work in new ways


  • To study intergenerational workforce relations and transition to retirement


  • To study the impact of aging for the voluntary sector and develop strategies for seniors' involvement  


  • To study mature lifestyles and health issues related to work 


  • To communicate results of the projects and research results

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Research Methodology

  • Study research topics in collaboration with workers, volunteers, employers and other stakeholders


  • Studies to include both primary and secondary research


  • Contract leading experts and professionals to conduct research and

          deliver reports 

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Applied Research Topics

  • Myths and stereotypes about the older worker


  • Work-style transition to retirement: part-time, contract, volunteering, etc.


  • Health issues and the older worker


  • Economics of the aging labour force


  • The impact of technology on the older worker


  • Intergenerational workforce relations


  • Lifestyle issues (e.g. how they impact the older worker)


  • Pre-retirement productivity in the workplace


  • Individual's requirements for financial planning for their future


  • Small business start up for the older worker

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