Aging Workforce

Promoting work, a workforce and vibrant work culture conducive to life-span employment.

Dr. Green speaks, writes and consults on both opportunities and challenges of an intergenerational workforce, specifically those aged 50+. Since 1989, she has researched, written about aging workforce issues and strategies, and guided organizations in devising age positive HR practices and policies.

Consulting Highlights
  • Change management consultant on a NASA knowledge management project aimed at stemming the loss of older workers’ knowledge capital in aerospace industry.
  • Facilitated employer education workshops, in six cities, on use of flexible workplace practices for 50+ workers, funded by AARP & Sloan Foundation.
  • Facilitated four national ‘future of work’ programs for businesses highlighting HR strategies to attract and retain 50+ workers for US Chamber of Commerce and AARP .
  • Created multi-year forecasts and work scenarios for 50+ Workers as part of Next Avenue’s (Twin Cities PBS affiliate) digital series on future of Americans 50+.
  • Facilitated panel discussion of private sector’s HR best practices for Department of Labor conference, evaluated training efficacy of federal senior employment program.
  • Researched US best practices, recruitment through separation, for older workers’ booklets; wrote two working papers on workers 55+ for U.N. International Labour Office.

Presentations on a compelling vision for why and how a vital, engaged 50+ workforce is part of every organization’s short- (3-5 years) and mid-term (5-10) future.


Facilitate work sessions to develop age-positive mindsets, explore adaptations to work, work settings to accommodate an intergenerational workforce.

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  • Find the gems and positive benefits of a multiage workforce?

Katherine LY Green, PhD
Futures at Work

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