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  1. Workplace Accommodations for Older Workers: An Examination of Employer Practice
  2. Overview
  3. Older Worker Demographics
  4. Percentage of the Labor Force that is 55 Years of Age and Older 1950-2025
  5. Past and Projected Number of Workers Over Age 55, 1970-2025
  6. Why Are We Concerned About Older Workers?
  7. Why Workplace Accommodations for Older Workers?
  8. Insights from Consumer Survey I
  9. Insights from Consumer Survey II
  10. Insights from Consumer Survey III

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Workplace Accommodations for Older Workers: An Examination of Employer Practice

Lynzee Head, M.S.
March 22, 2006

Work RERC, Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Institute of Technology

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education


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Overview


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Older Worker Demographics


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Percentage of the Labor Force that is 55 Years of Age and Older 1950-2025

Graphic: Bar chart shows the percentage of the labor force that was 55 years of age or older, in ten year segments from 1950 to 2025: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Past and Projected Number of Workers Over Age 55, 1970-2025

Graphic: Bar chart shows the number of workers in the labor force that were 55 years of age or older, in thousands, in ten year segments from 1970 to 2025: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Why Are We Concerned About Older Workers?


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Why Workplace Accommodations for Older Workers?


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Insights from Consumer Survey Is


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Insights from Consumer Survey II

Graphic: Bar chart shows the results for a survey question on “how were your accommodations made,” listing percentages for each of four service types, each broken down into three age groups:

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Insights from Consumer Survey III

Graphic: Bar chart shows the results for a survey question on “who paid for the primary accommodation,” listing percentages for each of three payees, each broken down into three age groups:

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