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Title Aging and work : issues and implications in a changing landscape / edited by Sara J. Czaja and Joseph Sharit.
Imprint Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Subject Older people -- Employment.
Age and employment.
Health promotion.
Alt Name Czaja, Sara J.
Sharit, Joseph.
Description xvi, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Institutional and individual responses to structural lag : the changing patterns of work at older ages / Richard V. Burkhauser and Ludmila Rovba -- Caregiving and employment / Richard Schulz and Lynn M. Martire -- Aging and work : an international perspective / Juhani Ilmarinen -- The politics of work and aging : public policy for the new elders / Fernando M. Torres-Gil -- Implications of an aging workforce : an industry perspective / Vicki L. Hanson and Eric Lesser -- Trends in job demands, and the implications for older workers / Peter Cappelli -- Telework and older workers / Joseph Sharit and Sara J. Czaja -- Collaborative work : what's age got to do with it? / Michael A. Smyer and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes -- The issues and opportunities of entrepreneurship after age 50 / Edward G. Rogoff -- Managers' attitudes toward older workers : a review of the evidence / Richard W. Johnson -- Work and older adults : motivation and performance / Ruth Kanfer -- Skill acquisition in older adults : psychological mechanisms / Neil Charness -- Preparing organizations and workers for current and future employment : training and retraining / Sara J. Czaja and Joseph Sharit -- Age and performance measures of knowledge-based work : a cognitive perspective / Pamela S. Tsang -- Ergonomic design of workplaces for the aging population / Karl H. E. Kroemer -- Safety and health issues for an aging workforce / James W. Grosch and Glenn S. Pransky -- Work organization and health in an aging workforce : observations from the NIOSH quality of life survey / Steven L. Sauter, Jessica M. Keel, and Dennis J. Hanseman -- Health promotion and wellness programs for older workers / Robert B. Wallace and Gwenith G. Fisher.
ISBN 9780801892738 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801892732 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 276994771
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Richard Suzman 
IntroductionEmerging Challenges for Organizations and Older Workers in the Twenty-first Century / Sara J. Czaja, Joseph Sharit1
Pt. IEmployment Patterns and Demographics 
Ch. 1Institutional and Individual Responses to Structural Lag: The Changing Patterns of Work at Older Ages / Richard V. Burkhauser, Ludmila Rovba9
Ch. 2Caregiving and Employment / Richard Schulz, Lynn M. Martire35
Ch. 3Aging and Work: An International Perspective / Juhani Ilmarinen51
Pt. IIImplications of an Aging Workforce 
Ch. 4The Politics of Work and Aging: Public Policy for the New Elders / Fernando M. Torres-Gil77
Ch. 5Implications of an Aging Workforce: An Industry Perspective / Vicki L. Hanson, Eric Lesser90
Pt. IIIThe Changing Nature of Jobs 
Ch. 6Trends in Job Demands and the Implications for Older Workers / Peter Cappelli107
Ch. 7Telework and Older Workers / Joseph Sharit, Sara J. Czaja126
Ch. 8Collaborative Work: What's Age Cot to Do with It? / Michael A. Smyer, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes144
Ch. 9The Issues and Opportunities of Entrepreneurship after Age 50 / Edward G. Rogoff165
Pt. IVWork Performance Issues 
Ch. 10Managers' Attitudes toward Older Workers: A Review of the Evidence / Richard W. Johnson185
Ch. 11Work and Older Adults: Motivation and Performance / Ruth Kanfer209
Ch. 12Skill Acquisition in Older Adults: Psychological Mechanisms / Neil Charness232
Ch. 13Preparing Organizations and Workers for Current and Future Employment: Training and Retraining / Sara J. Czaja, Joseph Sharit259
Ch. 14Age and Performance Measures of Knowledge-Based Work: A Cognitive Perspective / Pamela S. Tsang279
Pt. VWorkplace and Ergonomic Issues 
Ch. 15Ergonomic Design of Workplaces for the Aging Population / Karl H. E. Kroemer307
Ch. 16Safety and Health Issues for an Aging Workforce / James W. Grosch, Glenn S. Pransky334
Ch. 17Work Organization and Health in an Aging Workforce: Observations from the NIOSH Quality of Life Survey / Steven L. Sauter, Jessica M. Streit, Dennis J. Hanseman359
Ch. 18Health Promotion and Wellness Programs for Older Workers / Robert B. Wallace, Gwenith G. Fisher394
 Conclusion: Synthesis and Future Directions / Sara J. Czaja, Joseph Sharit411