One eligibility factor for a pilot wage insurance program, outlined in the Labour Force Participation Of Older Workers in Canada by the Institute for Research and Public Policy (blog post April 26 2011), is that a person should be age 45 or over and must “show a high degree of labour force attachment for at
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You’re alone, single or suddenly single as a result of losing a partner and maybe on top of this you don’t have family to look out for you as you advance into later years. What do you do in this scenario to prepare for your aging at home strategy? If “a good precaution is never
What sort of imagination and self-assessment does it take for someone over age 45 to re-invent themselves without wage insurance to further subsidise job loss? The category of “older worker” has been on the public policy file for so long, and depending on who you read, the defined age starts either at 45 or 50.
When is it best to be proactive about your own “aging at home” strategy? When it’s beyond your control or when the thought first filters prominently through your brain? If you’ve faced this question with an aging parent, then you most likely know that for the most part it was sparked by something sudden –
Much of the aging lifestyle advertising out there now, doesn’t always get around to telling a good story about our attitudes towards aging. More often for example, with financial related products, the people featured in the ads targeted at an aging demographic, tend to reflect a somewhat stereotypical view of quest filled 55 year olds
At the family level between parents, children and grandchildren, generational interaction can really work. When you celebrate a birthday for a 90 year old grandmother, it’s not unheard of now, that four generations of mothers and daughters gather in one room. Conversation is nudged along with teasing about how everything in life has changed, from