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The Business of Working Longer

July 18, 2013

What are the implications for individuals and businesses of an extended working life?

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2013
Oakville, ON

Our relationship to work transforms as we age: a combination of need and desire to work longer, to stay engaged and/or to supplement income streams. The Business of Aging: Information Exchange Network (BA:IEN), an initiative of the Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC), is pleased to present a presentation of “The Business of Working Longer”.

Join Mark Venning, founder of Change Rangers and BA:IEN members for an engaging and interactive discussion about the aging workforce. What are the implications for individuals working later in life? What are the opportunities and benefits from a business management perspective?

When:

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Breakfast Meeting: 8 am – 9:30 am

Where:

Sheridan College, Room J224

1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, Ontario

Please RSVP:

Paulina Camino, 905-845-9430, x 8617

Paulina.camino@sheridancollege.ca

About BA:IEN:

BA:IEN connects business and industry leaders to exchange ideas, information and resources related to the needs and wants of mature consumers and their families.

About the Sheridan Elder Research Centre:

For ten years, the Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC) has worked to identify, develop, test and implement innovative strategies that result from applied research conducted at Sheridan to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families. During this time, SERC has conducted over 60 research, evaluation and design projects, hired 46 Sheridan student research assistants, and presented at over 50 conferences. Its projects include: using technology to enhance cognition and support aging in place; examining how participation in the creative arts, such as writing fiction and the performing arts, such as dance, promotes healthy aging; and connecting business and industry leaders through a networking series to exchange resources and best practices.

For more information:

Paulina Camino, 905-845-9430, x 8617

Paulina.camino@sheridancollege.ca