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date: 27 January 2021

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This chapter discusses older workers and work–family issues. The chapter includes a review of research concerning both the negative and positive aspects of multiple roles and differences across the life span. Unique challenges for the older worker are discussed, followed by a review of organizational initiatives offered by employers to assist older workers. The chapter concludes with an agenda for future research.

Keywords: work–family, aging, dependent care, mature worker, work–family conflict, eldercare

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