Saturday, February 19, 2005

Maintaining Mental Health in Older Workers

In the second part of a two-part series, Cynthia Roth, president and CEO of Ergonomic Technologies Corp., offers employers advice on what they can do to encourage good mental health and performance among older employees.
Like physical exercise, memory exercise may not always be easy and the results may not always be immediately evident, but the potential benefits are worth the effort. The earlier you start, the better, but it's never too late. Encourage your employees to read and do crossword puzzles, and educate them on what is available.
Source: "How to Protect the Aging Work Force" Occupational Hazards (February 18, 2005)

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