How Can We Value Seniors as Workers and Mentors as They Age? Inspiration from Swiss Watchmakers

In the 1980s, Swiss watchmakers were in trouble. Quartz watches were introduced to the market, and these cheaper, easier-to-make watches flooded the watchmaking market. Swiss craftsmen were at a loss: mechanical watches like theirs were simply no longer economically viable, unable to make profit due to the labor-and-parts-intensive nature of their construction. These watchmakers were […]

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How to Help Your Parents Downsize

Downsizing comes with a tremendous amount of benefits, particularly for the older person. Reducing clutter and having less to maintain can reduce stress and improve quality of life. Research consistently shows not only the economic benefits, but also the health benefits that come with getting rid of unnecessary items and acquiring more “age appropriate” housing. […]

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