Workplace Benefits Report

In September 2019, Bank of America published a report exploring how employees and employers view improvements in the workplace through the lens of financial wellness, healthcare costs, caregiving, and diversity and inclusion. The 2019 report found growth in financial wellness programs, it also identified areas for needed improvement, including closing the gender gap in retirement savings and engaging on employers’ caregiving responsibilities.

The report suggested that employers have an opportunity to help their employees to overcome challenges uncovered in the report through decisions they make about their benefits plans, financial wellness programs, and diversity initiatives.

 

 

Latest Developments

We keep our members and partners in touch with the most recent updates and opinions in the worldwide dialogue on population longevity and related issues.

Is an Aging Population Hurting the U.S. Economy?

U.S. economic growth has been underwhelming for some time, averaging around 2% these days. In recent months, economic commentators have intensified their search for the underlying reason why the economy can’t kick into higher gear. They’ve landed on this highly disputable explanation: Too many old people.

New Report Connects Healthy Ageing to Economic Growth, Calling on G20 Leaders to Look to Vaccine Policy as a Critical Lever

(New York & Tokyo, August 5, 2019) – Today, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) and the Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) published a new report, Measures to Ensure Healthy Ageing. The report connects economic growth and fiscal sustainability to healthy ageing and preventive healthcare measures, and points, in particular, to vaccines for adults as a key strategy.

De Blasio Administration Announces Reseating of the Age-Friendly NYC Commission

NEW YORK (July 23, 2019) – The de Blasio Administration, in partnership with the New York City Council and the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), announces the appointment of 18 new Age-friendly NYC Commission members, complementing 28 reseated members. The Commission is comprised of leaders from government, nonprofit, business, education, and health care.