Abstracts on Aging and Work Issues

Among numerous occupational stress and health topics, the following abstracts are from presentations at the 2011 Work Stress and Health Conference that addressed work-family and aging & work issues.

Aging and Retirement (Poster Topic Grouping)

G1 Work Capabilities and Its Relationship to Age, Health, or Psychological Factors

  • Trude Furunes, PhD, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway G2 Gains and Losses in Aging: Implications for the Occupational Health of Older Workers
  • Julie A. Maertens, MS, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO G3 Aging Workforce: Stress and Early Retirement
  • Susan P. Chen, MSc, StatoilHydro ASA/University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway G4 Subjective Age, Core Self-Evaluations, and Retirement Intentions Among Registered Nurses David M. Cadiz, MBA, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Aging: Work, Stress, and Health Issues for an Aging Workforce (Luncheon Tutorial)

Flamingo C/D

  • Janet L. Barnes-Farrell, PhD, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Aging, Retirement, and Well-Being (Paper Panel Session)

Flamingo C/D

  • Chair: Xiuwen Sue Dong, DrPH, CPWR–The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, MD Paper 1 The Moderating Effect of Time Perspective and Regulatory Focus in Longitudinal Relations Between Psychological Contract Breach and Work Motivation
  • Annet De Lange, PhD, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands Paper 2 Self-Rated Health Before and After Retirement: Findings From the French Gazel Cohort Study
  • Hugo Westerlund, PhD, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Paper 3 Effect of Retirement on Sleep Disturbances: The GAZEL Prospective Cohort Study
  • Hugo Westerlund, PhD, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Paper 4 Mental and Physical Health Among Older Construction Workers Xiuwen Sue Dong, DrPH, CPWR–The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, MD Paper 5 “Ageing Well at Work”–An Effect of Leadership?
  • Reidar J. Mykletun, PhD, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway

Positive Spillover Among Dual-Earner Couples Caring for Children and Aging Parents in the U.S. and Israel (Paper Presentation)

  • Leslie B. Hammer, PhD, Portland State University, Portland, OR