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How the Tight Labor Market Is Impacting Ageism in the Workplace

MPR News guest host Chris Farrell talks with Kate Schaefers, director of the Osher Lifelong Institute at the UMN and Rajean Moone, faculty director for Long Term Care Administration programs, about what ageism looks like in 2024, and how to reframe ideas about aging and older workers. Listen to the MPR News podcast.

Recorded April 15, 2024.

Talking Happy and Healthy Retirement

In this Q and A, OLLI Director Kate Schaefers answers questions about easing the transition to retirement and embracing this next stage of life. Since its initial publication on March 26, 2024, the piece has appeared in numerous periodicals, including Owatanna People's Press, Isanti Chisago Star, Rainy Lake Gazette, Alexandria Echo Press, Tri-County News, Park Rapids Enterprise, White Bear Press, Worthington Daily Globe, Hoodline Minneapolis, Driven for Greater Minnesota, and U of M Alumni e-News.

Ageism in the Workforce: Headwinds and Opportunities for the 55 and Older Worker

OLLI Director Kate Schaefers is a panelist for this KFAI Radio (90.3 FM) Wave Project discussion about headwinds and opportunities for older workers. Host Steve Jewell digs into the challenges and implicit biases workers who are 55+ may face and asks: Has anything changed in the last five years? Listen to the Fresh Air Radio podcast.

Recorded March 3, 2024.