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Managing Comorbidities in Older Adults: Healthy Lifestyles and Safer Workplaces

Summary In the US, people are living longer and healthier lives, which allows them to work for more years. Increasingly, employers are recognizing the value of older workers and are implementing policies to attract and retain them. Flexible work hours, part-time positions, and phased retirement are several of the accommodations that attract older workers or …
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Comorbidity and Aging: Direct Impact on Workers’ Compensation Claims

Summary: Comorbidities and aging can have a significant impact on workers’ compensation claims. The aging workforce in the United States, combined with medical inflation and the higher possibility of comorbidity in older workers, is a driving factor in rising claim costs. Workers’ compensation payers can mitigate these challenges by being alert to the complex nature …
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