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AARP senior strategic policy advisor Sara Rix discusses how the employment landscape has shifted for older workers since the recent recession began in 2007. Older workers have been particularly hard hit over the last three years, both in terms of numbers of unemployed and length of unemployment.  This interview with Rix also explores longer term workplace trends for older Americans and explains why more older workers are staying in the workforce. Rix regularly reviews the employment situation for older Americans and writes on policy options to help older workers find and retain jobs. … Back to Article

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