Our focus is on women’s care-giving duties and the implications of women’s dual roles in the domestic and professional spheres on health, well-being, economic situation, and decision to retire early. We examine different caregiving models and argue that these can play a crucial role in both supporting and preventing women from remaining in working life longer.
The importance of digital and ICT skills development for longer working lives in the age group 55+ and how to bridge the digital divide
ICT proficiency, the ability to use digital technology and communication tools, is essential for a growing number of jobs today and for accessing services in daily life. Some groups, such as older workers, risk being left behind.
Age discrimination at work: measures at the organisational level to address prejudice and negative stereotypes related to older age
Age discrimination is still predominant at workplaces despite anti-discrimination laws in place in almost every country.
Poor health constitutes the main reason for early retirement. How is this linked to working conditions and what are the measures required to tackle this issue?