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Reorganizing Office Space for Aging Workforce

Reorganizing Office Space for Aging Workforce
Ideally speaking, there are no age barriers when it comes to producing quality work and exhibiting professionalism. Gone are the days when 60 years was considered the death knell for one’s career. The companies too are not willing to part ways with their older staff, the reason is simple; they bring in with them valuable experience and skills that contribute immensely to the organization’s productivity. However, age-related conditions and functional abilities cannot be undermined. These are the prime considerations that an employer must deal with, to create the right work environment for the aging staff. Employers are required to take measures that reduce work-related stress and assist workers to perform their daily tasks conveniently and productively. MSD or musculoskeletal disorder is one of the growing concerns among the working class. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Needles to say physical activity and regular exercise offer a wide range of health benefits. Reference: 1.

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