The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, estimates that 1 in 4 Americans in 2020 will be over 55.

The CDC has listed some strategies for employers to ensure they have an Age-Friendly Workplace to ensure safety, here are a few:

  • Employee wellness programs (smoking cessation, meal planning, physical activity, on-site medical care)
  • New technology training
  • Manage hazards (noise, slip/trip and physical hazards)
  • Ergonomic work environment

To see the full list of strategies for an Age-Friendy Workforce, click here.

Resources for Employers.


Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.