By Suzanne Nobrega

Supporting Aging Workers: Overcoming Workplace Ageism Webinar, Feb. 1 from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern

Workplace ageism is a complex, multi-faceted, multi-level issue experienced by people throughout the world. In this webinar we will discuss examples of common and socially acceptable ageist beliefs and provide evidence of whether or not those beliefs are empirically supported. In addition, we will examine of the consequences of workplace ageism to workers, organizations, and society along with management strategies for combatting ageism.

Speaker: Gretchen (Gigi) Petery, PhD, is Co-Manager of the National Center for Productive Aging and Work (NCPAW), at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This presentation is offered by the UML Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) as part of the Total Worker Health® Trends: Expert Webinar Series.