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Job Prospects for the Aging Population

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Which word best describes the effort to change a job into a role that is both more fitting to a person's strengths and skills and that meets the needs of an organization?

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1. Which of the following is a reason an older adult may continue working past the age at which they are eligible for benefits?

2. When a person is retraining for a new set of job responsibilities, what is the person likely to spend time doing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review your understanding of job prospects for aging adults and the obstacles they may face with this worksheet and quiz. Use the quiz questions to review what you learn while you view and after you view the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Reasons aging adults may continue working
  • Obstacles aging adults face when looking for new jobs
  • Age discrimination
  • Job redesign
  • Job retraining

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting Information: verify that you can read information about why an aging adult may continue working and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge Application: use your knowledge to answer questions about age discrimination
  • Information Recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding retraining and redesign

Additional Learning

To learn more about job opportunities for again adults, review the accompanying lesson on Job Prospects for The Aging Adult. Objectives covered include the following:

  • Understand why aging adults decide to continue employment
  • Review options aging adults have to remain in the workforce
  • Differentiate between job redesign and retraining
  • Define age discrimination and identify examples of age discrimination
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