Advance long and productive lives

Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ernest Gonzales, Jacquelyn B. James, Christina Matz-Costa, Michelle Putnam

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Abstract

Increased automation and longevity demand new thinking by employers and employees regarding productivity. Young people are increasingly disconnected from education or work and the labor force faces significant retirements in the next decades. Throughout the lifespan, fuller engagement in education and paid and unpaid productive activities can generate a wealth of benefits, including better health and well-being, greater financial security, and a more vital society.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGrand Challenges for Social Work and Society
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages81-102
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780190858988
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Keywords

  • Employment
  • Longevity
  • Productive engagement
  • Retirement
  • Volunteerism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Morrow-Howell, N., Gonzales, E., James, J. B., Matz-Costa, C., & Putnam, M. (2018). Advance long and productive lives. In Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society (pp. 81-102). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190858988.003.0005