Age-Inclusive Learning Network online workshops | Positive Aging
The Age-Inclusive Learning Network brings professionals with an interest in age inclusion together online, to hear and share best practice, share learning, network and to hear from a topic expert speaker covering issues such as menopause, recruitment, retirement, pensions and savings, and positive aging.
26 Apr 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Supporting HR professionals to consider the implications of the menopause for the women in their organisations, to review their current provision and to explore how they can support and retain them through their polices, practices and culture. A major aim of the workshop will be to facilitate discussion around challenges and sharing of solutions and best practice.
There are a range of topic-specific workshops available and participants can register for one or multiple sessions. Please see below for details on the series.
- Preparation for retirement | 22 February 2023, 11:00 am -12:30 pm
- Menopause in the workplace | 22 March 2023, 11:00 am -12:30 pm
- Positive Ageing | 26 April 2023, 11:00 am -12:30 pm
- Guiding HR professionals to support their staff with caring responsibilities | 24 May 2023, 11:00 am -12:30 pm
- Age Discrimination & recruitment in the workplace | 21 June 2023, 11:00 am -12:30 pm
Each workshop lasts a maximum of 2 hours and can host a maximum of 15 businesses. Each business can appoint two participants.
Registration for the Network will be confirmed upon completion of the Age-Inclusive Business Audit. This tool takes approximately 25 minutes to complete and will give participants an insight into their organisation’s strengths in relations to age inclusion, and identify potential gaps. Each participant will receive a short, confidential report.
Participants of the Network will also become part of the Learning Network Alumni, which gives them access to two networking and celebration events per year and wrap-around business consultancy support if participants would like to develop a business case for action on age inclusion or to draft an age-inclusive action plan.
This workshop includes:
With an aging workforce, the need to support people to remain healthier for longer is essential, both for their own wellbeing and for the overall performance of the organisation. With experts estimating that over 70% of age-related illness are preventable – there are many simple easy habits that people can instil that will reduce their risk of diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and dementia. This workshop will help HR professionals to review the needs of their workforce in relation to aging, identify the challenges and share solutions and best practice.
- The impact of age-related illnesses on the workforce and organisations
- What is positive aging?
- Developing positive aging habits
- Creating a positive aging and inclusive culture in the workplace