Adults over the age of 60 possess skills that are consdered valuable to businesses, according to a retired director of a work program for older adults.
“They have a lot of skills that it’s ashamed to just waste,” said Elizabeth Yielding, former director of The Older Worker Program.
Yielding explained that she saw older adults strive as loyal workers as her time as director.
“They are very loyal. They are very willing to try to accommodate for the people whom they are working for,” Yielding said.