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Return-to-Work Toolkit: Strategies for Retaining Mature Workers

Every seven seconds, a Baby Boomer turns 60, and given generational shifts and the current economic environment, many will try to postpone retirement for as long as they are able to work. This works out well for employers because the cost of recruiting and training new workers can be significant. As a result, it's often in an employer's best interest to keep mature workers on the job for as long as they wish to work. However, this aging workforce is more likely to acquire hearing, vision or mobility disabilities or chronic health conditions. The key to being able to keep these experienced workers may be through right job accommodations and flexible work arrangements. The following resources can help employers with their efforts to retain the talents of older workers: