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BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS
Top Sixty works with progressive businesses and organizations to maximize efficiency, innovation and prosperity by leveraging the talent of their multigenerational workforces.
Using our proven, research-based programs, Top Sixty can:
- Redesign, train, and implement your inclusion program.
- Consult on the impact of ageism to improve your bottom line.
- Facilitate focus groups, discussions, retreats, and events.
- Train your multigenerational team to be intergenerational
“Working across an increasing number of generations is
the way of the future and presents untold opportunity.”
Top Sixty Founder, Helen Hirsh Spence
ABOUT TOP SIXTY OVER SIXTY
Top Sixty Over Sixty provides the tools and training to address ageism and promote age diversity. A social enterprise, Top Sixty advocates for age diversity, equity, and inclusion. Visit our ABOUT page to learn how we do this.
The 50-plus population’s diverse contributions to labour markets support jobs and create opportunities for all.
Older people’s spending also bolsters the global labour force, significantly creating considerable demand for jobs and supporting worker income. Worldwide, the 50-plus population supported 29 one billion jobs in 2020 through spending on goods and services—33% of the world’s total jobs—or seven times the size of the entire U.S. workforce. These jobs generated $23 trillion in labour income in 2020, which is 31% of the world’s total or about 1.7 times the amount of labour income earned by all U.S. workers.
AARP Global Longevity Economy® Outlook. Download a PDF of the full report HERE
What do you immediately think of when you hear or see the words ‘emerging market(s)’? There is a good chance you may think of developing countries or developing economies. There is another way to look at emerging markets. How about the growing global cohort of older adults and the benefits of marketing to that group?
As we age, we need to create new traditions and new meanings for our changing lives in order to feel fulfilled and relevant. The get-togethers of friends can be as simple as meeting to play cards, or discussing books or politics, but such gatherings are essential to us, especially in later life.
Today’s workforce comprises up to five generations. In the 1950s no more than three generations worked together. The current reality presents untold opportunities to combine the thinking, resources, expertise, and experience of people from ages 15 to 100.
Mira Brancu, Ph.D. explores age diversity and gendered ageism with Top Sixty’s Helen Hirsh Spence and the five ways organizations can improve their DEI initiatives to address ageism. Ageism affects all genders but is often excluded from diversity initiatives.
Digital Accessibility Expert, Flora Bazie, chats with Helen Hirsh Spence about the Longevity Dividend and Embracing 100 Years of Life. Says Helen, “We [now] have a longevity dividend of about 30 years. Our grandchildren, because of medical and technological advances, and a much better understanding of nutrition and lifestyle, have an expected average lifespan of 100. What are we going to do with those years?”
Canada’s population of adults over 65 already exceeds seven million. These are the eople who unselfishly volunteer to do work that otherwise would require payment, who mentor and coach, and who make significant philanthropic contributions of skills and money.