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Do You Plan To Work Past Retirement Age?

Many people plan to work past normal retirement age, by choice or necessity. But most aren’t taking the steps that could increase the odds they’ll be able to do so.

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Older Americans More Likely To Cite Workplace Discrimination

About half of Americans think there’s age discrimination in the workplace, according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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If Advertising Told The Truth About Real People And Aging

If you’re like me, there’s a whole lotta head-shaking and eye-rolling going on when you see TV and magazine ads nowadays.

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Older and jobless, U.S. recovery doesn’t show entire picture

Age discrimination is illegal under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. The law prohibits treating job applicants or employees who are over age 40 less favorably because of age.

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Why is our generation underrepresented in film?

Older people are significantly underrepresented in movies and often are the butt of ageist jokes.

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Legislation fights workplace age bias

There are some images that you never forget. For me, it was an investigative news segment many years ago that had two woman applying for the same position in a variety of shops and department stores.

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