7.0 Interim Conclusions (I)

  • Emergency preparedness and safety issues received the highest degree of support among the issues considered by the respondents, yet respondents were unclear on how to best address problem

  • As employers increasingly recognize the aging worker as a category that applies to a larger portion of the population, the importance of appropriate accommodations increases

  • Employers unclear on range of accommodation options available to them, or that they refuse to pay for them because they assume that they are too expensive

  • Develop approaches to improve issue awareness, and information flow to/from policymakers: outreach and education