Employers are more concerned about the physical and mental health of baby boomers than other generations in the workplace, according to new research.
Group Risk Development (Grid) found that concerns for health and wellbeing increase with age. Employees have least concerns about Generation Z employees, but this rises steadily with millennials and then Generation X workers, peaking with the baby boomers.
The surveyed asked employers about six key areas of health and wellbeing and how they affect these different generations.The findings show that baby boomers are the generation that they are most concerned about across all these areas.
Baby boomers general lack of fitness caused by a non-active lifestyle and sedentary working was the biggest concern, cited by 32 per cent of employers. However, concerns for Generation X and millennials was not far behind in this category.
Please click here to view the full article.